November 3, 2017
Updated 6mo ago
Renting an apartment in big cities is expensive enough, but in places like New York City, agent fees make renting even more costly. So how do you find the right apartment without racking up extra costs? Loftey is a start-up in New York City that thinks it has the answer. The company has its own real estate agents in-house that work with clients to find apartments, and do it all for no fee. Loftey agents really on relationships with landlords to make money, rather than profiting on renters. Ori Goldman, Co-Founder and CEO of Loftey, discusses why his company doesn't charge agent fees. Goldman also discusses the threat of online scams when trying to find an apartment. He shares his tips for spotting what's real and what's not.