NEW YORK--(FrontDoor.com now offers access to millions of rental homes, condos and apartments across America, as well as special planning guides and tools to help users find the perfect place to rent.)--With the housing market still in recovery, interest in renting continues to rise. HGTV’s
“Moving is one of the most stressful times in any person’s life. We strive to help make it a much easier experience through the reliability of our rental trucks, customer service and offering information and resources consumers really need.”
In FrontDoor's Guide to Renting a Home online visitors can find articles and videos on a variety of rental topics, including how to handle unexpected scenarios and stressful situations, from finding a rental on a deadline to dealing with difficult roommates. To help consumers decide whether to take on a mortgage payment, the Rent vs. Buy Calculator can assist consumers in making crucial decisions.
"More than ever, consumers want and need flexibility in their housing choices,” said Rich Lacy, vice president of HGTV's emerging brands. “With more Americans seriously considering renting, adding a rentals search to FrontDoor.com provides our users with broader options as they look for the perfect place to call home."
Rental properties can be searched for by address, city, state or zip code anywhere on the site and users can search and bookmark properties for later review using their FrontDoor account.
The launch of FrontDoor’s “Guide to Renting a Home” is sponsored by Penske Truck Rental. With one of the newest fleets, Penske Truck Rental provides do-it-yourself movers with clean, well-maintained and reliable trucks as well as moving equipment, packing supplies and accessories.
“We’re pleased to be working with FrontDoor,” said Penske’s Don Mikes, senior vice president of rental. “Moving is one of the most stressful times in any person’s life. We strive to help make it a much easier experience through the reliability of our rental trucks, customer service and offering information and resources consumers really need.”
FrontDoor.com (http://www.frontdoor.com) is an online real estate information service powered by HGTV, the No.1 source for home-related media content. The site currently offers more than 4 million listings of homes for sale. In addition to providing users with the latest real estate listings, FrontDoor.com houses expert HGTV advice and videos along with original Web series and a comprehensive library of features, tools, guides and information. Users can also interact with FrontDoor through Facebook and Twitter.