Unbiased, data-driven ratings for every apartment building in New York City…
Yale Fox, CEO of Rentlogic (looks at a building’s history over time and rates it for quality and safety) joins Thomas Kutzman and Scott Pollack in the MouthMedia Networkstudios powered by Sennheiser. Presented by Prevu.
In this episode:
- Creating a ratings system for apartment buildings
- List of standards built into an iPhone app
- Basic standards include heat, hot water, no mold or roaches
- Corporate relocations into quality housing gives better chance employees won’t end up in low quality housing which can affect work performance, and for international students, affect academic performance
- One of only few ways to differentiate the rental product when similar buildings and location
- Ratings available online, and signage
- Data certifications, increasing transparency
- The genesis of the company from fighting in court and taking advice from a judge
- Becoming a partner in a club and being a DJ, getting attention from a blog article
- Trends from how open data is evolving from real estate space
- How Rentlogic is a socially responsible product
- Canadian bands, Spotify, and music licensing rights
- And — the first talking dog is intentionally profane?