Apartment and Housing Rentals

Top Sites

1

Hotpads

Offers many features & search options. Owned by Zillow Group

2

Apartments.com

Trustworthy & 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

5

Craigslist

Low-cost deals, but be wary of scammers

  Advice  

  • Most of these websites have advanced search, filter capabilities, photos and detailed descriptions.


  • And by apartment searching yourself, you avoid broker's fees.


  • Be wary of anyone requesting a deposit without clear justification.


  • Lastly, after securing a place, consider renters insurance.

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More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

Airbnb

Short-term rentals

Apartable

Apartment rentals in New York & San Francisco

Apartment Finder

Budget rentals. Owned by CoStar Group

Apartment Guide

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

Apartment Home Living

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

Apartment Search

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

Byowner.com

Online classifieds

Common

Fully furnished shared housing

Facebook Groups and Marketplace

Leverage social network & friends. The Facebook platform fosters information bubbles, political division, polarization & dis/misinformation while insisting they have little ability to address the problem

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

My New Place

Luxury apartment rentals. Owned by RealPage

Nextdoor.com

Connect with neighbors

Oodle

Online classifieds. Operated by Oodle Holdings, LLC

People with Pets

Rentals with pets permitted

RadPad

Photo-based apartment rentals

Realrentals.com

Syndicated to many sites

Realtor.com

Renting & buying homes. Owned by Move Inc

Rent Jungle

Apartment rentals with user-friendly features

Rent.com

Includes 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. Rentable was previously known as Abodo.

Rentalads.com

Detailed search options

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

Trulia

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

Walk Score

Ratings on walkable neighborhoods. Owned by Redfin

Zumper

Budget rentals

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