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LifeHacker
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.
The New York Times
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.
Reuters
February 14, 2014 - Reuters
The problems RentHop solves exist everywhere, not just in New York, Chicago and Boston. No matter how big the market, renters need help sorting through all of the choices to find the latest and best apartment deals posted by reputable landlords.
Forbes
December 20, 2012 - Forbes
HopScore provides apartment hunters with a huge benefit – they waste much less time in the apartment hunt.
Yahoo
October 17, 2014 - Yahoo! Finance
RentHop, the smarter apartment search marketplace, announced today that it entered into a partnership with AppFolio, the leading provider of web-based property management software, to distribute rental listings from AppFolio's database to RentHop's nationwide housing search engine.
Fast Company
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.
TechCrunch
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.
VentureBeat
October 31, 2013 - VentureBeat
The case ends with a simple question: How does RentHop make money and continue growing?
The Los Angeles Times
February 23, 2014 - The Los Angeles Times
The industry still relies on spreadsheets and faxes to transmit listings to brokers and listing directories. Newer sites like RentHop allow consumers access to direct aggregations from many landlords, but there are always some listings that slip through the cracks.
Curbed
May 22, 2014 - Curbed NY
Their Rental Heatmap function will appeal to deal-loving lookers by allowing users to visualize median rents by neighborhood.
Thrillist
April 23, 2012 - Thrillist
RentHop also crunches four years of historical rental data (using mad algorithms), even factoring in how long an apartment's been on the market to affix it a "Hop Score" (on a scale of 1 to 100) and help distinguish between apartments that're great and crappy.
Mashable
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.
Brick Underground
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.
Laughing Squid
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.
BostInno
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.
NY Smash
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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