Rental Beast Moves to Help Multiple Listing Services Open Up a $12 Billion Annual ‘Millennial-Driven’ Opportunity for Real Estate Agents, Brokers

SOMERVILLE, Mass., June 23, 2020 A new service developed for Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) will make up to 8 million rental listings available to real estate agents and brokers nationwide for the first time. Rental Beast, the leading all-in-one online rental listing service, is launching a new program that will enable MLS agents and brokers … More Rental Beast Moves to Help Multiple Listing Services Open Up a $12 Billion Annual ‘Millennial-Driven’ Opportunity for Real Estate Agents, Brokers

Live Showings vs Pre-Recorded Showings

Virtual showings aren’t just having a moment; they’re here to stay. Over the past few months, real estate agents may have used virtual showings as a necessary measure to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, contact-free leasing transactions offer real, lasting benefits. With the help of premium tech tools and social-media savvy, virtual leasing is … More Live Showings vs Pre-Recorded Showings

Rental Beast Market Report: June 2020

Rental Market Data Indicates Increased Activity As Municipalities Reopen • Increased Rental Inquiries show signs of recovery after historical lows in April • High Rental Concessions suggest continued uncertainty. Rental Beast is the leading technology solutions provider in the rental marketplace, maintaining a highly accurate database of owner-sourced rental properties. Rental Beast’s listings are active … More Rental Beast Market Report: June 2020

A Q & A on Co-Brokes

We know co-brokes are important to agents, so Rental Beast hosted a Q & A session to unpack everything about all-too-necessary commission splits. Read on to get all the information on defining co-brokes, understanding when you’ll be working with co-brokes, and discovering ways to find apartment units without co-brokes attached. Q: What Are Co-Brokes? A: … More A Q & A on Co-Brokes

5 Fun and Easy Video Content Ideas to Try Today

With stay-at-home orders still in place in many states and a rocky road to re-opening ahead, real estate agents are adapting to new conditions and working with tech to keep business and cash-flow consistent. The video sharing platform YouTube was launched only 15 years ago, but, with over 2 billion users, it’s already one of … More 5 Fun and Easy Video Content Ideas to Try Today

How to Find Your Client an Apartment Without Leaving Your Home

According to a March 30th survey conducted by RentCafé, 52% of renters still want to move when they find the right apartment, even considering the concerns posed by the coronavirus. While home buying is a long, multi-step process, rental transactions take place in a much shorter period of time, and can be done entirely online! … More How to Find Your Client an Apartment Without Leaving Your Home

What to Post during COVID? Do’s and Don’ts For Social Media Right Now

It’s no secret that a killer social media game should be an an important part of every real estate agent’s marketing strategy. However, as COVID-19 sweeps through the United States and in-person lead generations are (like nearly everything else) cancelled, a robust social media presence is a must-have for real estate agents. There’s lot of … More What to Post during COVID? Do’s and Don’ts For Social Media Right Now

Pivoting from “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” to “Survivor – Corona Island”

What do Walt Disney, Rambo, and two hit TV shows have to do with tackling the challenges posed by the Coronavirus? Check out this post by Rental Beast founder and CEO Ishay Grinberg on how businesses can adapt and come out of COVID-19 stronger.  Pivoting from “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” to “Survivor – Corona Island:” In … More Pivoting from “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” to “Survivor – Corona Island”

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

MRED Agents can Use Apply Now to Stay Compliant with Cook County’s Just Housing Amendment

On December 31st 2019, Cook County’s Just Housing Amendment went into effect. These laws change what criminal histories can appear on rental applications, and Cook County real estate agents must be knowledgable and prepared to keep themselves and their clients fully compliant. Here’s the information you need to know about the Just Housing Amendment, and … More MRED Agents can Use Apply Now to Stay Compliant with Cook County’s Just Housing Amendment