Transitioning from Renting to Buying: A Rental Beast How-To

Buying a home is hard.  The transition from renting to buying is harder.  It is a daunting task to forgo landlords, and leases for mortgages and down payments.  But don’t worry, we here at Rental Beast are ready to help. We talked to our in-house real estate experts to put together some tips and tricks … More Transitioning from Renting to Buying: A Rental Beast How-To

Get to Know your Neighborhood with Livability Scores

Wouldn’t it be great to know more about the daily living experience of the neighborhoods—and individual apartments—your clients are looking in? We’ve made it easier for real estate agents and their clients to learn about specific areas of their town or city. Say “Hello” to hyper-local livability scores! Hyper-Local Livability Scoring Rental Beast has partnered … More Get to Know your Neighborhood with Livability Scores

Protecting yourself from rental scams, a how-to with Rental Beast

As renting continues to rise, scams have also come to the forefront.  In fact, 43% of renters have interacted with fraudulent listings resulting in more than six million people being scammed. The most common form of rental scam, according to this article from CNBC, is the “Bait and Switch.” This involves a scammer advertising an … More Protecting yourself from rental scams, a how-to with Rental Beast

How to save money furnishing your apartment

So you’ve got the apartment, what are you going to put in it?  Are you going to venture into your grandmother’s basement to find that dusty, 1920’s armoire?  Maybe your old beer-stained college couch?  Probably not.  How can you fill your new place without breaking the bank?  We’ve got you covered.   If you plan … More How to save money furnishing your apartment

Home Ownership & Wealth Generation: Should you be renting?

A recent study has suggested that renting an apartment can make you more money than owning a home.  As shocking as this may sound, a thorough review of the data, reveals you should take your time before doing anything drastic. “A Revision of the American Dream of Homeownership,”published in 2017, does not outright tell us … More Home Ownership & Wealth Generation: Should you be renting?