Bright MLS and Rental Beast Announce Partnership to Bring Rental Market Data and Technology to the Mid-Atlantic Rental Market

 

Bright MLS, the leading multiple listing service (MLS) in the Mid-Atlantic, representing more than 95,000 real estate professionals and Rental Beast, a rental data, technology, and solutions provider, announced today a partnership that will enable Bright’s subscribers to enjoy direct access to Rental Beast’s suite of rental-centric, “lead-to-lease” software tools designed to monetize rentals and streamline every aspect of the leasing process. 

Integrating Rental Beast for MLS with Bright MLS via seamless single-sign-on (SSO) will offer subscribers direct access to a suite of tools and rental data, powerful search, listing ingestion, application processing, and maintenance systems designed for real estate agents and property managers. In addition, Rental Beast University will give Bright subscribers an interactive educational platform, and programs designed to identify, nurture, and convert renters into homebuyers. The products are expected to launch to Bright subscribers in early 2022. 

This integration continues Rental Beast’s goal of simplifying the rental market for real estate agents. “Bright MLS is a bold and visionary leader among multiple listing services. Over the years their in-house technology team has built a powerful and sophisticated platform, and has consistently provided genuine value for their members,” said Ishay Grinberg, Founder, and CEO of Rental Beast. “As Bright MLS already services thousands of rental listings, we view this partnership as recognition of the crucial role rentals play in providing value to MLS subscribers, as well as an endorsement of Rental Beast’s pivotal role in helping MLSs delivering that value.” 

“The rental market is a complex segment of the housing industry, and throughout the Mid-Atlantic, it remains a crucial step in the journey to homeownership,” said Brian Donnellan, President, and CEO of Bright MLS. “Our partnership with Rental Beast will offer our subscribers an additional tool to serve their buyers and sellers and help them grow rental relationships into a meaningful pipeline of future homebuyers.” 

About Bright MLS 

Bright MLS’s real estate service area spans 40,000 square miles throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. As a leading multiple listing service (MLS), Bright supports over 95,000 real estate professionals who in turn serve the more than 20 million homeowners in its footprint. In 2020, Bright’s customers facilitated $116.3B in real estate transactions through our system. For more information, please visit http://www.brightmls.com. 

About Rental Beast 

Rental Beast is a leading real estate technology firm with an end-to-end SaaS platform designed to empower real estate professionals and the nation’s most comprehensive database of nearly ten million rental properties. Sourced directly from property owners, updated in real-time, and offering a fulfillment-grade rental dataset, the Rental Beast database provides real estate professionals with an unparalleled view of all properties and owner types. 

Rental Beast for MLS brings the power of Rental Beast to Multiple Listing Services and their subscribing agents and brokers. Utilizing a seamless and secure integration, participating MLSs capture thousands of properties that are normally off-MLS inventory, and leverage essential search, data ingestion, and maintenance systems needed to help member agents capture their share of $12 billion in annual leasing commissions. 

Rental Beast is recognized and supported by Second Century Ventures, the capital and strategic growth arm of the National Association of Realtors® and is a proud member of the 2022 REACH-Canada program. Learn more at rentalbeast.com/MLS. 

 

Media Contacts:

For Bright MLS: Christy Reap (202) 309-9362 or christy.reap@brightmls.com

For Rental Beast: Myra Jolivet (760) 610-9096 or myra@wavgroup.com


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