Housing and Apartment Rentals

Hotpads

Housing and Apartment Rentals

Top Sites

1

Hotpads

Offers many features and search options. Owned by Zillow Group

2

Apartments.com

Trustworthy and full of helpful tools. Owned by CoStar Group

3

Zillow

Lots of data with connections to several partner sites

4

ForRent

Detailed site with virtual tours. Owned by CoStar Group

  Advice  

When searching for homes and apartments for rent, there are many factors to consider. Most of these websites have advanced search and filter capabilities to narrow down your results to only the rentals that match your preferences. You can filter by price, number of bedrooms, and more. The websites also include photos and detailed descriptions. Some may also have virtual tours so you can walk through the property before visiting in person. By apartment searching yourself, you can avoid broker's fees. Be wary of anyone requesting a deposit without clear justification. After securing a place, consider getting renters insurance.

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Housing and Apartment Rentals

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Airbnb

Short-term rentals

Apartable

Apartment rentals in New York and San Francisco

Apartment Finder

Budget rentals. Owned by CoStar Group

Apartment Guide

Detailed information, photos, and tours of listings. Owned by RentPath LLC

Apartment Home Living

Connect with neighbors and check out local living guides. Owned by CoStar Group

Apartment List

American online marketplace for apartment listings

Apartment List

American online marketplace for apartment listings

Apartment Search

Offers resources on moving. Owned by CORT Business Services, a Berkshire Hathaway company

Byowner.com

Online classifieds

Byowner.com

Online classifieds

Common

Fully furnished shared housing

Craigslist

Low-cost deals, but be wary of scammers

Craigslist

Low-cost deals, but be wary of scammers

Facebook Groups and Marketplace

Leverage social network and friends

Facebook Groups and Marketplace

Leverage social network and friends

Homefinder

Rentals and homes for those looking to buy

Homefinder

Rentals and homes for those looking to buy

Homes.com

Home rentals. Subsidiary of Dominion Enterprises

Lovely

Simple, easy-to-use format. Owned by RentPath LLC

Lovely

Simple, easy-to-use format. Owned by RentPath LLC

My New Place

Luxury apartment rentals. Owned by RealPage

Nextdoor.com

Connect with neighbors

Nextdoor.com

Connect with neighbors

Oodle

Online classifieds. Operated by Oodle Holdings, LLC

Padmapper

Aggregate rental listing resource. Owned by Zumper

Padmapper

Aggregate rental listing resource. Owned by Zumper

People with Pets

Rentals with pets permitted

People with Pets

Rentals with pets permitted

People with Pets

Rentals with pets permitted

RadPad

Photo-based apartment rentals

RadPad

Photo-based apartment rentals

Realrentals.com

Syndicated to many sites

Realtor.com

Renting and buying homes. Owned by Move Inc

Rent.com

Helpful resources for first-time renters. Owned by RentPath LLC

RentCafe

Directly connects to property managers. Owned by Yardi Services

RentHop

Ranked listings by different factors

RentPath

Syndicated with many other sites

Rentable

User-friendly apartment search. Previously known as Abodo.

Rentalads.com

Detailed search options

Rentals.com

Focus on single-family rentals. Owned by RentPath LLC

Rentals.com

Focus on single-family rentals. Owned by RentPath LLC

Rentdigs.com

Free listing service

StreetEasy

Apartments in New York. Owned by Zillow Group

Sublet.com

Furnished short-term rentals

Sublet.com

Furnished short-term rentals

Trulia

Renting and buying with information on neighborhoods. Owned by Zillow Group

Trulia

Renting and buying with information on neighborhoods. Owned by Zillow Group

VeryApt

An intelligent search algorithm, trusted apartment review community, and all the information you need in a single place

VeryApt

An intelligent search algorithm, trusted apartment review community, and all the information you need in a single place

Walk Score

Ratings on walkable neighborhoods. Owned by Redfin

Walk Score

Ratings on walkable neighborhoods. Owned by Redfin

Washington Post Rentals

Apartment community rentals, roommates search, and apartments for rent by owner. Focused on the Washington DC metro area

Washington Post Rentals

Apartment community rentals, roommates search, and apartments for rent by owner. Focused on the Washington DC metro area

Zumper

Budget rentals

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