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 Leading apartment search resource adds premier online reputation management site to its lineup of renter reviews


Norfolk, VA – (December 23, 2013) – Over 75% of surveyed consumers say they base their rental decisions on ratings and reviews (according to Next Generation of Renters). Armed with this knowledge, ForRent.com®, an award-winning internet listing service, is partnering with ReferBoost to feature reviews on its site as a benefit to renters and communities.


For Rent Media Solutions™, which entered the ratings and reviews segment over nine months ago, includes a wide range of reviews from multiple sources on ForRent.com. The inclusion of ReferBoost reviews, along with photos, property details and location information, lets renters imagine themselves actually living in a community.


“For Rent Media Solutions makes every effort to stay ahead of the curve by providing helpful tools to benefit clients as well as renters,” said Terry Slattery, president of For Rent Media Solutions. “Our partnership with ReferBoost enhances our customers’ rental listings by syndicating high-quality reviews to prospective renters searching on ForRent.com.”


As a leading reputation platform in the multifamily industry, ReferBoost automates the process of improving online ratings and reviews, syndicating listings to Facebook and incorporating tenant-powered social media referral programs.


“ReferBoost reviews are generated by residents who are excited to tell friends about the property, so over 90% of residents who review give the property a 4 or 5 star rating,” said Matthew Hartman, founder of ReferBoost. “This provides a much needed balance to existing online reviews, which tend to skew negative. We’re extremely excited to be the first company with the ability to gather these positive reviews and automatically syndicate them to the major apartment review sites.”


ReferBoost reviews will begin appearing on ForRent.com in early 2014.


To learn more about the benefits of including reviews on your community’s listing, visit YourSolutions.ForRent.com, or download the Reputation Management White Paper today.


About ForRent.com®


As one of the nation’s leading online home search destinations, ForRent.com® inspires renters to discover their next apartment, loft, townhouse, or condo. ForRent.com features rental listings in a user-friendly format, making finding your next home an easy exploration. Visitors to ForRent.com’s apartment living blog, Facebook page, Twitter account and Pinterest boards will discover relevant content and can join the conversation surrounding home decorating style, rental tips and more. ForRent.com serves as the complete resource for renters in every part of their living experience.


About For Rent Media Solutions™


Founded in 1982 as For Rent Magazine®, For Rent Media Solutions™ is headquartered in Norfolk, Va., and provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with renters in mind. For apartment shoppers, For Rent Media Solutions provides robust community listings in a multitude of media, including print, social, online, mobile, video and an extensive distribution network. For Rent Media Solutions publishes 85 magazines covering more than 80 markets nationwide, including After 55™ Housing & Resource Guide, ForRent.com Magazine and ParaRentar. For Rent Media Solutions operates five additional websites: ForRent.com©, SeniorOutlook.com®, Corporate Housing.com®, ParaRentar.com® and ForRentUniversity.com®. Visit ForRent.com for more information, or visit us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.


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