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Rental Property Search Engine

Published 09/19/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

RentBits is an application that gives rental property owners and rental property managers the opportunity to manager their properties and gather information about rental rates and other matters that concern renters or property owners. The RentBits application provides users with online solutions, resources, tools and rental updates that can be useful when listing a property for rent or looking for an apartment to rent. People who are also interested in providing rental properties can use the website to learn more about the industry. Since this app searches for properties that users can rent, it minimizes the effort that potential renters need to use to find a new place to rent.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The Rentbits application was launched in 2008. It was created by ex-googlers and is an easy way to search for properties to rent. The app is able to find properties by actively crawling the Internet and collecting information from many rental sites including classifieds sites, newspapers, associations, property manager websites and many more sites. The RentBits application was founded by Dan Daugherty, Tim Moynihan, Dariusz Rakowicz and Lisa Ray.

What are the differences to other apps?

The website gets high points for being easy to use and this sets it apart from other rental search sites that are on the web. This creators of the website aimed at making the site friendly to users and finding properties can occur in a few seconds. However, the application seems restricted to rental properties in the USA only.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Rentbits is easy to use and the users is able to navigate through the application with no difficulty. Users can also filter or restrict the results that appear after a search is conducted. There are some locations that have fewer results but this may change as the application becomes more popular. It is a good starting place for users and is does not need to previous knowledge about the website in order to use it properly. New users can be up and running with minimal direction or tutorials.

How does the registration process work?

There is no need to create an account when using the Rentbits application. It is a search engine for rental properties. Hence, no user specific information except the location of the potential rental property is collected or needed.

What does it cost to use the application?

Users do not pay to use the Rentbits application. It is completely free and users can also post their properties for renters to find. There are also rental property widgets that can be acquired for free. The widget can display average rental prices and users are able to compare locations.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Any renter or property owner can use the RentBits application to find rental properties or list their properties for rent. It is a useful application but seems to be restricted to certain geographical locations. Users who want to compare rental locations can also use the widget provided to make this comparison possible. It is an ideal application for those who also want to use filters during their rental property searches.

  • Users can search for rental properties in specified locations
  • Rental property widgets can be embedded in websites
  • There are resources and materials for moving
  • Users can list their own rental properties
  • Users can also gather information about rental rates

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RentBits contact details

Postal address:
6560 Greenwood Plaza Suite #425
Englewood, CO 80111

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FREE - Permanently free version




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