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The Top Ten Apartment Pet Peeves

  Every few days we’ve been posting some “Apartment Pet Peeves” on the MyNewPlace Facebook page and we decided to compile the first 25 here on the blog. We may switch over to a “What I Love About My Apartment,” but today is devoted to grumpy complaining and not gushing flattery. We have about 30 […]

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Couch Surfer Compensation Packages

Couch Surfer Compensation Packages As we alluded to in our recent Apartment Pet Peeves series (posted on the MyNewPlace Facebook page), we have an additional guest staying with us for a month. That guest was our 4th roommate until a lovely couple we knew from Colorado arrived on July 1st. So, our old roommate had […]

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NycRentals.com Owner was a Sexy Russian Spy?

Well we knew she was sexy and Russian, but we had no idea that she was working for the KGB. When NYCRentals.com entrepreneur and now alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman came into the MyNewPlace offices to pitch her idea of an apartment aggregator for New York City, we thought, at first, that it was nothing […]

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Interview with MyNewPlace CEO John Helm

Today, the folks over at Property Portal Watch published their interview with our CEO John Helm. They talked about how the industry has changed in the past few years, specifically with the introduction of social media, user generated content and feedback and mobile technology. Also, they discuss how MyNewPlace’s new RentEngine syndication listing and tracking […]

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8 Leads in 45 Minutes

Last week we wrote an article about what kind of ad you should post if you are looking for a roommate; we got some feedback and decided to combine the two options that we proposed and we had 8 people contact us, all very interested in moving in, within the first 45 minutes. That posting, […]

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