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  • From left: RentJuice’s David Vivero, Noah Rosenblatt of Urbandigs and a screenshot of RentJuice

    San Francisco-based online rental management company RentJuice, which launched in 2009 and expanded to New York earlier this year, has launched a new Facebook-inspired feature.
    The RentJuice Directory offers real estate pros the ability to browse and search for other real estate companies in their area, establish new partnerships, and send and receive a continual stream of rental listings, via one dashboard, the company said.
    Sharing rental listings has always been tricky, with new property listings coming from various different sources, including big-money brokerages as well small, independent real estate firms. Sites such as listings and real estate information site and Brooklyn’s Multiple Listings Service,have made strides in bringing all the listings to one place, but the battle is never completely won.
    While the majority of brokers say they embrace the market’s ever-growing transparency, some have responded by becoming less willing to share information than before. Hoping to give themselves an advantage in the market, some brokers hang on to listings and keep stum. … [more]

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  • has unveiled a new feature it says will help brokers leverage the site’s power to assist clients. The popular real estate listings website has introduced a system of “folders” to help users organize their search, explained Streeteasy’s Jared Kleinstein.

    Users — whether they’re home-seekers or brokers picking out listings for clients — can create a folder for properties they’re interested in. Users can share the folder — along with their ratings and comments on each listing — with their clients, roommates or spouses, who can in turn make their own comments. sends updates about all of the properties simultaneously to everyone who shares the folder, Kleinstein explained. … [more]