Companies will integrate Rental Beast’s free, online application tool Apply Now
Somerville, MA (PRUnderground) February 7th, 2019
Rental Beast, the only fully integrated SaaS platform in the real estate market with a comprehensive listing database of over six million rentals nationwide, announced today it is integrating their rental application tool, Apply Now, with the real estate portal, HomeFinder.com.
Rental Beast is an end-to-end leasing platform with access to more than six million residential rental listings across the United States, which are not found on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It provides a unique and holistic experience to the rental market by offering its brokerage firm partners and real estate agents the largest rental inventory, a large pool of consumer leads and lead generation platform and the most cutting-edge industry tools and effective agent training.
Apply Now, Rental Beast’s free, online application tool simplifies the application process for all parties involved. It allows brokers, agents, landlords, and tenants to track and view the rental application from its inception, to completion. It provides a credit check, a background check, and an eviction history.
HomeFinder.com and its predecessor, Homescape.com, has been online serving consumers since 1999, making it the oldest surviving real estate portal in the country. The iconic real estate portal was recently acquired in February of 2017 by a group of entrepreneurs from Orange County, California and currently has offices in Irvine, CA; Chicago, IL; Gainesville, FL. and Baltimore, MD.
This partnership will fuse Apply Now with all listings found on HomeFinder.com allowing their clients to easily process multitudes of applications. HomeFinder gets access to a quick, and easy-to-use application tool, that provides an eviction history, a background check, and a credit check. Rental Beast is proud to feature its application tool on all HomeFinder listings.
“Apply Now simplifies the application process for all parties involved. It keeps agents front and center during the transaction, allowing them to better serve their clients. This integration should get prospective tenants approved faster and streamline the leasing process” said Ishay Grinberg, President and Founder of Rental Beast.
” The addition of ‘Apply Now’ further enhances our user interface by seamlessly enabling our consumers to apply for rental properties while on the HomeFinder.com website. We are delighted to continue establishing our presence as the most consumer friendly real estate portal in the industry.” stated Michael Sawtell, CEO of The HomeFinder Group.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Rental Beast has expanded to 14 markets across the United States.
About Rental Beast
Rental Beast is dedicated to simplifying the rental real estate market with a SaaS platform designed to empower brokerage firms, real estate agents, and landlords. With an online database that has access to over six million nationwide rental listings not found on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), Rental Beast is poised to capture the 47 million renter-occupied homes in the U.S. Rental Beast leverages the insights of knowledgeable local experts and a comprehensive database of the latest rental market data to ensure each tenant, landlord, and real estate agent has access to the information they need to navigate and succeed in a competitive rental market. The platform also offers access to consumer leads and powerful tools to generate leads and help brokerage firms with agent recruiting, retention, and training, as well as supporting agents with essential productivity tools so they can stay on top of their rental and first-time home buyer business while focusing on high margin leasing commissions. In 2018, Rental Beast launched Rental Beast University, a comprehensive digital education platform with on demand, self-paced courses and hands-on expert coaching from industry experts to fast track their success. The company is headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts.
The HomeFinder Group
HomeFinder.com is owned and operated by entrepreneurial team members who are focused on elevating HomeFinder.com to the status of a world class portal, giving the consumer the most efficient online environment for home shopping available today.
Since the 2017 acquisition, the company has been focused on transitioning the well-known 19-year-old legacy website to a modern, cloud hosted, and mobile-first website that will perform lightening quick for consumers across the country, establishing the site as a world class portal enabling folks to make sound home buying decisions. The NEW HomeFinder.com was released in July of 2018. Enhancements continue weekly.
HomeFinder.com and its predecessor, Homescape.com, has been online serving consumers since 1999, making it the oldest surviving real estate portal in the country. The HomeFinder Group LLC currently has offices in Irvine, CA; Chicago, IL; Gainesville, FL. and Baltimore, MD.
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