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Today searching for an apartment can be a slow job especially in New York City. There are an overwhelming amount of apartments that have an amazingly quick turnaround in the New York area. Its hard to find an apartment you like and then act on it quick enough to get it. However with todays technology the amount of information can easily be organized and displayed for the user. We can now compare properties, prices and regions with a single click and use some websites to send us alerts letting us know when apartments come avaiable. Below is a list compiled of many different websites which as New Yorkers we have found will helpful on our journey to renting your dream apartment in New York City. Most of the list below are free services so take a look. We have rated them out of Five stars!
ApartmentHunterz.com – Properties in the Southern California mainly smaller rental apartments. 3/5 stars!
Apartments.com –Provides many pictures for each property, customizable searches, a moving center that lets you arrange movers and a load of other features. 3/5 stars!
BidRent.com – A bidding war on how much you want to pay for rent for listed properties in the USA and Canada. 3/5 stars!
Prop2GO.com - An Excellent tool for people in New York. Includes regionalized searches and a very easy interface. Also includes email alerts on all of their properties. We highly recommend this website over the others as this website is FREE to use! So if you are looking for an apartment in New York Prop2GO.com is for you! We have heard a number of great things from people looking for apartments in New York City.4.5/5 stars!
CityCribs.com – CityCribs has listings for most major US cities, mostly in New York City.3.5/5 stars!
Craigslist.org – The basic rental property search. 3.9/5 stars!
EliteRenting.com – A Google MapsGoogle Maps website showing you rental properties and their neighbourhoods. 2/5 stars!
HubBuzz.com – HubBuzz attempts to take your likes and dislikes into account while trying to help you find an apartment that best suits you. 3/5 stars!
MyApartmentMap.com -A Cragslist/Google Maps mashup that lets you view the neighborhood and other data while also giving you a roommate finder, college apartments and more. 2.8/5 stars!
MyNewPlace.com – An apartment search site that provides elaborate photos and floor plan drawings, they also offer $100 or more cash back when you sign your lease. 3/5 stars!
PeopleWithPets.com – Site specializing in pet friendly rental units. 3.5/5 stars!
FlyRig.com – FlyRig is a Google Maps mashup focusing on the 5 boroughs in New York. 3.2/5 stars!
ForRent.com – Features all kinds of rentals for singles, families, college students and military. 3/5 stars!
GreenRenter.com – Limited to properties in the Portland, OR area, GreenRenter aids in telling potential renters how green a building is. 3/5 stars!
HotPads.com – Highly customizable search for each city letting you select rooms, rent range, and more. Also has heat maps to show you where the most activity is. 3.3/5 stars!
HousingMaps.com – Google Maps mashup that lets you easily visualize where a location is. 2/5 stars!
Rent.com – An eBay company providing rental searches and will give you a $100 gift card for a successful rental through them. 3/5 stars!
RentalAds.com – Provides regular listings as well as specialized listings for pet owners, rent to own properties and more. Landlords can list their properties for free. 3.2/5 stars!
NeuLandlord.com – Rate and read reviews of landlords in all 50 states in the US, see who are the best and worst on their leader boards. 3.4/5 stars!
PickALandlord.com – A community based around reviewing landlords before you sign a lease. 2.4/5 stars!
RateMyStudentRental.com – A site devoted to renting your student housing, and if bonded, the site will send your landlord a note about problems with the property. 3/5 stars!
RottenNeighbor.com – When you rent a property, not only do you have a landlord to worry about, but also possibly annoying neighbors. Check out the neighborhood you’re moving into as well as look for sex offenders and more. 3/5 stars!
Hopefully the list above can help you on your journey of finding an excelent apartment in the city of New York. We know that this can be quite an a tedious task but you will eventually find an awesome apartment in New York that you will love living in. The best website we found was www.Prop2Go.com. It offered the best of all the features plus it was free.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.