New Rental Listings Website Aims to Keep Brokers Out

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Ever since the rise of Craigslist, frustrated New York City renters have wondered why more landlords don't just advertise their vacancies directly to tenants, bypassing rental brokers and their hefty fees. Today marks the launch of UrbanEdgeNY.com, a free website that aims to help building owners do just that. Imagine a listings search engine (a la StreetEasy) dedicated to no-fee rental listings posted directly by landlords, and you'll have a pretty good idea of what UrbanEdge is trying to accomplish. There's no cost for owners to list their apartments or for renters to search. No broker listings are allowed, and listings over two weeks old are removed from the site. Is this a rental revolution? Perhaps!

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