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HousingAnywhere Acquires German Classifieds Website Studenten-WG

Signifying a major step in its pan-European expansion, HousingAnywhere announces its acquisition of Hanover-based classifieds website Studenten-WG. HousingAnywhere, already the biggest platform for mid-term rental in Germany, and with an existing leadership position in cities like Berlin, Vienna, and Rotterdam, it will immediately gain market share in an array of German cities. With this acquisition, HousingAnywhere solidifies its position in the German real estate market, especially in the lower price segments, and materializes its ambition of becoming the largest online rental platform in Europe by 2022.

For more information, click here for the press release




HousingAnywhere International Rent Index by City, January 2020

The HousingAnywhere Rent Index analyzes rental data from furnished one-bedroom apartments, private rooms, and studios. This report shows average rental prices in European cities, which are popular among young professionals and international students: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Florence, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Rotterdam, The Hague, Turin, Utrecht, Valencia, and Vienna. Check out the latest report now!

For more information and an overview of the average rental prices, go to the HousingAnywhere International Rent Index




From Booking to Signed Contract in One Seamless Experience

We're excited to announce our partnership with REOS, the cloud platform for real estate management. From now onwards, REOS is integrated with HousingAnywhere, by means of the HousingAnywhere API. Users will be able to seamlessly go from an online booking on HousingAnywhere, to a signed lease agreement. This integration saves tenants time and delivers a vastly better customer experience, right from the point of the first contact.

Find out more about our partnership with REOS here





Opening up the Rental Market with the New HousingAnywhere API

HousingAnywhere is pleased to announce a new, publicly available API that strongly advances data interoperability between HousingAnywhere and its partners. Property managers can use the API to connect their inventory to the largest global booking platform for rental accommodation, enabling them to reach a far bigger target audience.

Learn more about the new HousingAnywhere API and its benefits here





HousingAnywhere ranked in the Deloitte Fast 50 for the second year in a row

HousingAnywhere made it to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking for the second year in a row. The Technology 50 is a yearly ranking of the fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands based on revenue growth in the past four years.

Find out more about the Deloitte 50 and the growth of HousingAnywhere here





HousingAnywhere Payments is Set to Revolutionize the Real Estate Market

HousingAnywhere Payments is set to make tenants’ lives easier, cheaper and more transparent by allowing users to complete payments such as their rent and security deposits in the same easy way they’re used to when paying for other commodities and services: online, securely and automatically. As part of HousingAnywhere’s Online Rent Collection suite, HousingAnywhere Payments is a complete and advanced digital payment solution, and offers users online and localized payment options they are already familiar with, such as credit card and iDeal.

Find out more about HousingAnywhere Payments here




Project HOME Sets Out to Boost International Student Mobility

Project HOME, short for Home of Mobile Europeans, announces it will receive funding as a Strategic Partnership under the KA2 of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, and operations will commence this October. The project, initiated by a consortium of six organizations coordinated by housing platform HousingAnywhere and executed with the help of supporting partners and stakeholders, will work on boosting international mobility by defining and implementing quality standards for international student and trainee housing, while also creating a shared data information system.

For more information on project HOME, see the full announcement here




HousingAnywhere lets employees choose when to spend time off

Employees of housing platform HousingAnywhere can now make their own decision on whether they want to spend time off on a public holiday or not. With this, the company offers its employees, who come from all parts of the world, the freedom of choice to celebrate what they find important.

For more information, go to the full announcement




Young professionals in the UK looking to move abroad up by 33% as Brexit deadline approaches

HousingAnywhere analyzed search volumes from the UK to shed light on the impact of the upcoming Brexit on young professionals’ accommodation needs. Although it’s not yet clear what the impact of Brexit will be for these young professionals, the results of the research indicate that possible post-Brexit scenarios are prompting young professionals to consider leaving the UK for Europe.

For more information on the research, read the press release here




What are the Best Cities to Find a Job? A ranking by HousingAnywhere

Each year, more and more people decide that they want to really step outside of their comfort zone and move abroad. To help anyone who is thinking about making a move on the job market, HousingAnywhere has created the 100 Best Cities to Find a Job ranking.

For the full top 100 cities and more information on the ranking, go to the Best Cities to Find a Job




About HousingAnywhere.com

HousingAnywhere is the world's largest rental accommodation platform for young professionals and international students with over 50,000 active advertisements and over 8 million users in over 60 countries. The rental platform allows tenants to interact directly with landlords and enter into medium-term rental agreements. More than 150 partner universities recommend their students to use the HousingAnywhere platform. The Rotterdam-based technology start-up employs 100 people.

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