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These platforms can help live-in couples find rented homes

Published : May 21, 2018, 9:12 am IST
Updated : May 21, 2018, 9:12 am IST

Online home rental networks are a smart choice as they use various technology-driven features.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)
 Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

New Delhi: Couples face many difficulties during house hunting. Owners usually ask for a hefty deposit without any guarantee of giving it back or hike the rent when they find out that the couple is not married.

In this scenario, online home rental networks are a smart choice as they use various technology-driven features.

These platforms have been collecting data points on customers, properties, homeowners, dealers and transaction to help identify suitable locations for rentals and narrow down searches based on varied segments.

Here are five platforms which provide hassle-free rented homes to couples, who are looking out to live their lives as they wish: This property platform provides hassle-free property management services to homeowners with a rental assurance model and a much-needed access of quality homes for tenants, with only a one month deposit in an otherwise deposit heavy market. is the much needed tech-enabled platform for both sides of the ecosystem to get access to critical data and to make sure that real estate transactions are a positive and a well-informed decision for all.

Nestaway: It is a rental solution that caters to the needs of individuals looking for affordable rental housing in the top 10 cities in India. It uses predictive analysis, and Artificial Intelligence to provide solutions to its customers. The company claims to cater to over 35,000 tenants and 16,000 owners, including over 7,000 families in Bengaluru, Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Noida, Mumbai and Pune.

NoBroker: This is a Bengaluru-based real estate search platform that eliminates brokers while connecting flat owners/landlords and tenants. It is a customer-to-customer property portal that uses advanced technologies like Machine Learning algorithms and Artificial Intelligence to sort, select and list properties better. It gathers data and extracts listing information from images of 'to let' signs. It has now forayed into brokerage-free buy-and-sell properties as well. The company verifies each listing to make sure they are owners and not middlemen.

Quikr Homes: It is one of the few classifieds portals to focus on managed homes. Under the homes segment, Quikr operates three acquired companies including real estate portals CommonFloor and Realty Compass, and managed home rental startup Grabhouse. As per a media report in January this year, Quikr's largest vertical was the homes category, which accounted for 30 percent of the company's total revenue.

MagicBricks: It is one of the best property apps in India, putting all complex parameters of property search in a simple and intuitive interface. Whether you are looking to buy property or rent it out, MagicBricks can help you save both time and money. The USP of MagicBricks is its smart integration and multiple views of the properties in one touch. Another feature of MagicBricks is intelligent searches, which narrows down the options and provide one the best information. One can also set alerts for when properties that match their preference become available.

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