Source of rentometer data samples

Where does Rentometer sample rents from?

Looking at a Pro report in a city I manage a number of properties in, none of my other rentals ever show as comps. They are advertised regularly on Zillow (including Trulia / Hotpads), Zumper (including Padmapper, Facebook, WalkScore), and our company website.
Sometimes they are advertised on apartments.com, rentlinx.com (and their syndicated sites), or on craigslist.

The only time I’ve found one of the properties I manage on a rentometer pro report is a fraudulent craigslist scam listing!

Hello @470rent, thank you for your questions. Though we don’t give out specific names of our sources, Rentometer collects rental listing data and rent data from a variety of sources including bulk syndicated data, our proprietary rental data survey, and user-generated input and listings of rental data.

New data is added every day including new records and updates of existing records as they become available. Our data coverage is national. Our volume of data is proportional to the volume of rentals in any given market. Urban areas and metropolitan centers tend to have more data because there is greater rental activity and density. Suburban and rural areas tend to have less data because there is less rental activity and rentals are dispersed over a larger area. We are always looking for new ways to acquire data and improve our data set.

If you would like to learn more about Rentometer, our Help Center is a great resource, including this forum.

CM