Suburban Renting: Why Real Estate Agents Must Pay Attention

Suburban renting isn’t new to 2019, but it’s growing in popularity. As of 2017, suburban areas are outpacing urban areas in 18 out of 20 of the largest metros. We’ll take a look at who is renting in the suburbs, why they are flocking to the suburbs, and the benefits for real estate agents hoping to get a piece of the action.  … More Suburban Renting: Why Real Estate Agents Must Pay Attention

Why An MLS Is Using Apply Now by Rental Beast

Here at Rental Beast, we’re pretty excited about our new application tool, Apply Now. Apply Now lets agents and landlords initiate applications and see real-time updates. We love Apply Now because it’s easy, fast, and, most importantly, the only rental application built to keep the agent in-control, and FCRA compliant. We’re not the only ones … More Why An MLS Is Using Apply Now by Rental Beast

Millennials and Home Buying: A Look at Credit Scores

As the millennial generation continues to head-butt its way into the housing market, credit scores are creating a sizable burden on their ability to purchase a home.  A recent Rent.com survey stated that 78% of the millennial generation renters do not plan on buying a home soon. Many cite the benefits of renting as their … More Millennials and Home Buying: A Look at Credit Scores

Renting & Buying with the “Walk Score” in Mind

The “Walk Score” is a procedurally generated number assigned to addresses to determine their specific walkability.  The true value in this number is that the higher it is, the less likely you will need a car to comfortably live.  The “Walk Score” calculates the distances to certain amenities that most renters and buyers look for; … More Renting & Buying with the “Walk Score” in Mind