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ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

    In late October, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast hard, leaving almost 8 million families throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut without power and thousands without a place to call home. We were inspired by one family in particular and had an opportunity to help support the Correa family of Staten Island. […]

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College Students Quest to Find an Apartment

May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Renting a home is a big decision that will greatly affect the lifestyle of a college student. College students must contemplate factors such as their budget, commute to work and school, community safety, and much more. Deciding on a place to live can be a difficult task. However, with the proper tools and research, the […]

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Happy Birthday Raleigh!

May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

That’s right! The Apartments For Rent Magazine publication has been in Raleigh, North Carolina for 5 years and is still going strong. Nationwide our publications have more than 25 million copies in circulation with a consistent pick-up ratio of 90%. With the interactive print ads, including all the latest avenues for consumers to contact apartment […]

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How Walkable is Your Community?

How Walkable is Your Community?

May 6, 2011 | 2 Comments

Where your apartment is located can make all the difference.  Local amenities, proximity to schools, restaurants — even highways, can be deciding factors when choosing where to live.  To help you find the right apartment for you, ForRent.com now includes Walk Score® on its apartment listings. You might enjoy the seclusion of rural communities, or […]

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Peak leasing season is just around the corner. Is your community ready?

April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s in the air.  You can just feel it.  Spirits are lifting.  And after the dreary days of winter, lackluster foot traffic, and the bad economy, everyone’s ready for change! As we know, the apartment industry experienced a strong recovery from last year’s recession.  Apartment prices and transaction volume are rebounding.  New construction is a […]

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Update to the “Available Apartments” Link

April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

A key component and value of the Marketplace Expert package is the automatic inclusion of a link within your Facebook page showing your listings on a “My Listings”, or “Available Apartments” link. We’re making some major improvements to this feature this month: 1. An all new user-friendly page layout 2. Advanced filters and searching 3. Ability for potential […]

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Don’t be afraid of “Comments”

April 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

In the age of social media, we now have exciting new ways to exchange information. We understand text messages and wall posts, but what about “Comments?” Comments are good! You just need to know how to use them to your advantage. This is the natural way people on Facebook communicate and interact. They communicate in […]

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Connect. Converse. Convert.

March 8, 2011 | 3 Comments

There are more ways to search for an apartment than ever before.  Social media has completely transformed the landscape, with consumers actively pursuing the opinion of others before making a buying decision.  According to Craig Donato, CEO of Oodle, Inc., “It’s no secret that Facebook has changed the game. Facebook has changed the way people […]

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The Power of Text

March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

With 82% of American adults owning a cell or smartphone, and 72% sending text messages1, it just makes sense to use the power of text to communicate with your residents and prospects.  Short codes, keywords and text abbreviations have become vernacular.  Properties that utilize text messaging are sure to tap into their next generation of […]

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Location, Location, Location

January 26, 2011 | 4 Comments

For some people, where an apartment is located can make all the difference.  Local amenities, proximity to schools, restaurants — even highways, can be deciding factors when choosing where to live.  That’s why resources like Walk Score® are growing in popularity.It’s all about lifestyle.  Being able to walk to local hotspots can be the deciding […]

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