Coronavirus Update: Staying safe as a Real Estate Agent

We’re navigating through difficult waters. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has travelled at lightning speed through Asia, Europe, and the United States, halting much of public life and throwing a dark shadow of uncertainty over the following weeks and months. If you’re working in an area with a high number of reported cases, you might have … More Coronavirus Update: Staying safe as a Real Estate Agent

Coronavirus and the Housing Market: Your March Update

  Here at Rental Beast, we’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on recent real estate trends, especially regarding the implications that the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has on the housing market. As states across the US declare a state of emergency, and stores sell out of basic essentials, its important to remember that … More Coronavirus and the Housing Market: Your March Update

Rental Beast Partners with Homes.com to Simplify the Rental Application

  For Rental Beast Contact: Michael Carlson Email: michael.carlson@rentalbeast.com Phone: 617.623.5700 ext. 221 For Homes.com Contact: Patty McNease Email: patty@homes.com Phone: 850.350.7838  Rental Beast Partners with Homes.com to Simplify the Rental Application Homes.com and Rental Beast offer renters and landlords a fast and secure online rental application.    SOMERVILLE, MA, February 18th 2020— Real estate tech … More Rental Beast Partners with Homes.com to Simplify the Rental Application

Apply Now Compliant With Cook County County’s Just Housing Amendment

On December 31st 2019, Cook County’s Just Housing Amendment went into effect. These laws, aimed to curb discrimination against renters with a criminal record, change what criminal histories can appear on rental applications. Cook County real estate agents must be knowledgable and prepared to keep themselves and their clients fully compliant. Here’s the information you … More Apply Now Compliant With Cook County County’s Just Housing Amendment

5 Hot Amenities for Luxury Apartment Buildings

In 2012, 52% of properties built were high-end apartments. In 2018, this number had risen to a whopping 87%! What makes a luxury apart so, well, lux? Apart from a hefty price tag, updated finishes, and a pretty exterior, luxury apartment buildings are made so fancy because of the availability of on-site amenities. Zillow’s recent … More 5 Hot Amenities for Luxury Apartment Buildings

What Real Estate Agents Need to Know about New Construction

At Rental Beast, we want you to feel knowledgeable about the marketplace and ready to fully understand and take advantage of the newest real estate trends. Here’s something important we’ve been tracking recently: the rise of new multi-family construction. Spending on single family new construction has seen modest gains since its time lows in 2008. … More What Real Estate Agents Need to Know about New Construction

Rental Beast in Houston! Why Are People Flocking to Houston?

Rental Beast is pleased to announce that our database of listings not found on the local MLS is available to Houston agents! To celebrate The Bayou City (or H-Town or Magnolia City or just Houston— take your pick) we’re devoting this whole week to exploring this vibrant city, and some of our listings inside it. … More Rental Beast in Houston! Why Are People Flocking to Houston?

Is Gen Z Renting: What Agents Need to Know About This Generation

We talk about Millennials a lot. After all, Millennials make up 75% of the workforce, and  a quarter of the whole US population. This groups preferences, desires, and fears are essential to the real estate market and have fundamentally changed how real estate agents interact with their clients (were thinking the rise of automatic texts, … More Is Gen Z Renting: What Agents Need to Know About This Generation