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Jul 19, 2019 - Curbed DC
Rents continue to rise in the D.C. area, particularly near public transit, according to a new study. Areawide, the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment rose 2.4 percent over the past year, says listings company RentHop.
Jun 20, 2019 - Triangle Business Journal
It’s good to be the boss. And a new study from RentHop shows, to no surprise, that people in those positions are paid the highest salaries. However, the study also reveals that the "top occupation type" in the Raleigh metro was in the category of computer/mathematical.
Jun 5, 2019 - Real Deal Chicago
A RentHop study found median rents spiked by more than 8% in parts of Rogers Park and Bronzeville.
Mar 13, 2019 - Brick Underground
Evictions have fallen in every New York City borough, according to a new study by listings website RentHop, which also found that poorer NYC neighborhoods do not appear to have higher eviction rates.
Dec 5, 2018 - Dallas News
The slowest season for rental properties in the Dallas metro area is between November and February, according to a study by RentHop.
Aug 9, 2018 - Boston Business Journal
The median rent for a two-bedroom apartment in places like Wellesley, Newton Highlands and the Seaport District is actually reasonable — at least relative to median household income, according to a study by apartment search website RentHop.
Jul 20, 2018 - Chicago Tribune
The apartment search service RentHop named Chicago the “rat capital” of the country, based on the number of rat complaints last year in four major U.S. cities.
Jun 14, 2018 - Wall Street Journal
Complaints about the rodents to the city’s 311 line rose 10% last year and have risen each year since 2014, according to a recent analysis, conducted by the apartment rental site
Jun 6, 2018 - NBC10 Boston
Everyone who lives in Boston relies on the unreliable MBTA. So could proximity to and location on the T be affecting rents in the neighborhood?
May 23, 2018 - New York Business Journal
RentHop's data scientists mapped out rental prices for one-bedroom apartments by subway stop.
Feb 2, 2018 - CNBC
Spring and summer are typically a hot time in the housing market. But if you're flexible and looking to rent, shifting your search to cooler months can help you score a deal.
Jan 18, 2018 - New York Times
New York City received a record number of heat-related complaints from renters during the icy-cold first week of 2018.
September 20, 2017 - Forbes
In what cities (and neighborhoods) does getting a roommate save the most money? RentHop takes a look across the nation to find out.
August 23, 2017 - MarketWatch
When it comes to finding an affordable apartment, age is certainly more than just a number. On average, for every year older an apartment is, the rent is cheaper by $6 a month.
August 23, 2017 - TimeOut New York
Of the 139 neighborhoods that the site crunched data on, a mere 9 had median asking rents that could be afforded. That’s just 6.5 percent of neighborhoods, the lowest percentage of any city they looked at.
July 5, 2017 - Washington Post
Overall, rents in the region are up 2.6 percent since last year, but at 19 Metro stops the average rent dropped, in part because of the addition of new apartments.
February 28, 2014 - LifeHacker
It's one thing to sift through a bunch of listings and decide what looks good, and another to organize them in order of which you like or are overall better candidates. Renthop is a new service that does the latter for you, automatically.
February 9, 2009 - The New York Times
Represents a fresh tweak on the traditional model of the New York rental market, a system that has been in flux since the Internet began to reshape the industry.
September 25, 2012 - Fast Company
A good broker is valuable, and a good landlord is also valuable. Anyone responsive and good we want the site’s visitors interacting with, and anyone nonresponsive and bad we don’t want the site’s visitors interacting with.
February 13, 2014 - TechCrunch
The goal is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and make it easier to find high-quality rentals that are actually available.
October 31, 2013 - VentureBeat
The case ends with a simple question: How does RentHop make money and continue growing?
May 22, 2014 - Curbed NY
Their Rental Heatmap function will appeal to deal-loving lookers by allowing users to visualize median rents by neighborhood.
August 19, 2009 - Mashable
RentHop, a YCombinator-funded company, caught our interest because of its utilization of Google Maps, shopping carts, and automatically-generated itineraries. It's what we wish Craigslist actually offered as features.
November 19, 2014 - Brick Underground
Looking for a Manhattan rental without a broker’s fee? You’d do well to start your hunt in the Financial District, Nolita or Hell’s Kitchen.
February 17, 2014 - Laughing Squid
First launched in 2009, RentHop is an apartment listing startup that uses quality ratings - what they call a HopScore - to determine the where certain listings should be ranked in comparison to others.
April 27, 2012 - BostInno
RentHop, a YCombinator-funded company, caught our interest because of its utilization of Google Maps, shopping carts, and automatically-generated itineraries. It's what we wish Craigslist actually offered as features.
January 16, 2014 - New York Smash Magazine
According to the folks at RentHop, here are five essential things to know before meeting your broker, and how to ultimately make your apartment search successful.
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