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RentMatch: ‘TripAdvisor for renters’ launches in Philadelphia

It's not about what's for rent. It's about what's worth renting. That's the idea behind RentMatch, a Seattle-based company that launched in twelve cities, including Philadelphia, last month.

Center City's Lofts at Logan View Apartments is featured on RentMatch. Photo from rent.com

It’s not about what’s for rent. It’s about what’s worth renting.

That’s the idea behind RentMatch, a Seattle-based company that launched in twelve cities, including Philadelphia, last month. RentMatch, a self-described “TripAdvisor for renters,” offers reviews, information and photos on rental properties.

Visit RentMatch here.

A TechStars graduate, RentMatch was founded by Phillip Lee. Lee said he chose Philly as a launch city because “its rental market is very similar to the rest of the nation, unlike a city like New York, which is broker dominated and overly complicated.” RentMatch plans to hire on-the-ground community managers, a spokesman said.

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