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RentalRoost Helps You Find The Right Place To Rent
RentalRoost rolls out ‘lifestyle-based’ real estate search engine nationwide (exclusive)
Rental Roost Inc is aiming to help people make decisions based on data — data about the neigh- borhood and data about the buyer.
RentalRoost, a new apartment search platform that mines data on Facebook, is disrupting the way people find apartments and optimizing their search.
Rental Roost allows users to choose apartments based on the “soul” of the neighborhood.
A wide range of opinions exists on whether all of the data Facebook has on its users is a good thing, but it could turn out to be a very good thing for Facebook users looking for places to live, as RentalRoost, a San Francisco Bay-area- based website that incorporates Facebook data into its rankings of available properties…
Searching for an apartment lies somewhere between falling down the stairs at a party and getting a root canal on the “suckiness” spectrum, but at least in those cases, alcohol and anesthesia can salve the pain.