Celebrates Apartment Renters With Free Rent For A Year Sweepstakes

Jul 23, 2012, 12:59 ET from RentSocial

CHICAGO, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sick of paying rent? Today,, a social renting site, announces the chance to win free rent for a year for simply creating a free account. This sweepstakes is the first of many initiatives from to celebrate apartment living as the modern American dream.

"Around 1.5 million households moved into rental housing in 2011. The rental market is booming as home ownership decreases, resulting in more people embracing the apartment lifestyle," said Eric Broughton, President and COO of "We know that rent is a bill no one wants to pay, so we want to celebrate apartment living and reward a renter by picking up the tab for a year." is an online apartment search service that simplifies and socializes the process of finding an apartment. Potential residents can search and compare up to six properties at once, view transparent ratings and reviews, pay rent online and submit service requests. makes it easy for residents to communicate with property managers during the apartment search process and throughout their lease. Once a person is a verified resident of a property on, they can virtually meet their neighbors.

Additional functionalities of include:

  • Ability to invite friends to join via social media platforms
  • Browse the "Community Q&A and Blogs" that provide unique lifestyle detail about the property, neighborhood and local cultural vibe
  • Private messaging with friends and neighbors
  • Customizable profile privacy setting

Win Free Rent for a Year: How to Enter
Now through Aug. 31, enter to win free rent for a year in two quick steps by visiting, creating a free account, and filling out the entry form – briefly telling us what your dream apartment would look like. Already have a account? No problem! Click the "Already a Member" button to enter.

Entries will be accepted until Aug. 31 and the grand prize winner will be randomly selected and awarded free rent for a year (up to $10,000). Two runners-up will win $1,000. Official sweepstakes rules are available at

For your chance to win free rent for a year, or to begin searching for an apartment and to learn more, visit, "Like" us on Facebook and "Follow" us on Twitter.

About the Win Free Rent for a Year Contest
Contest sponsored by RentSocial. No purchase necessary. 100 words Dream Apartment description will not increase your chances of winning. Open to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Contest ends August 31, 2012. One Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000. Two Runner-Up Winners will receive $1,000 each. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries. See Official Rules for details. To enter, and for official rules, including prize descriptions, visit Void where prohibited.

About RentSocial
RentSocial, owned and managed by Yield Technologies, is a new kind of online apartment search service that simplifies and socializes the process of finding an apartment through innovative features including ratings and verified resident reviews. RentSocial gives property managers, residents and prospective renters the ability to connect throughout the rental process, from the beginning of a search to the end of a lease and beyond. For more information, visit

About RentSentinel
RentSentinel is a fully featured apartment marketing management software for the multifamily industry. Geared toward the management of property portfolios, RentSentinel's suite of products tracks the overall process from the time an agent lists an ad thru Craigslist or an ILS, to Lead Management, thru ultimately signing a lease. Our solution provides detailed reporting that measures cost effectiveness of various channels and manages the full life cycle of activities from Listing to Lease. For more information, visit, "Follow" us on Twitter, "Like" us on Facebook or e-mail us at

About Yield Technologies
Yield Technologies is a leader in the next evolution of Real Estate technology and services. Yield Technologies capitalizes on its industry expertise to build actionable solutions that increase overall enterprise profitability and productivity. As a leader in the industry, Yield Technologies has implemented proven technology solutions including integrated data warehouses, ERP implementations, management dashboards, and revenue management systems solutions to companies across the globe. For more information, visit

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