We’re proud to have built the best apartment search experience for the 40 million renters in the U.S. - John Kobs, CEO
(PRWEB) May 22, 2012
At the 16th Annual Webby Awards in New York City, ApartmentList took home the award for Best Real Estate site of the year in the People’s Voice Awards. This year, over 1.25 million votes were cast by people around the world for their favorite sites, videos, ads, and mobile sites and apps in The Webby People’s Voice Awards.
ApartmentList.com is an apartment search engine with millions of listings nationwide. Launched in September 2011 at TechCrunch Disrupt, ApartmentList aggregates rental listings from hundreds of trusted sources including Rent.com, ForRent.com, Move.com, ApartmentFinder.com, List Hub and others. It makes apartment hunting fun, fast and social by offering the richest rental inventory on the web and the ability to connect with landlords and Facebook friends (read: potential roommates!) about your next home.
“It is an honor to receive the people’s vote in a category that is so important to ‘the people’,” said ApartmentList CEO John Kobs. “We’re proud to have built the best search experience for the 40 million renters in the U.S. We plan to keep enhancing ApartmentList’s features and functionality until the process of finding and moving into a new apartment is pain free… movers and beer not included.”
ApartmentList was honored at the star-studded Webby Awards ceremony from New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom last night. Past winners of the People’s Voice Awards in real estate include Zillow and Trulia. The 16th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. Fans can watch a replay of The Webby Awards, including ApartmentList’s 5-word speech, at http://www.webbyawards.com.
ApartmentList.com is the fun and fast search engine for apartment hunters. With listings data from hundreds of trusted sources, ApartmentList is quickly becoming the most comprehensive database of apartments for rent on the internet. The company has been commended for its intuitive and clean search experience, high-quality listings and smart tools that take the pain out of looking for an apartment. To find your next apartment, visit apartmentlist.com.
About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising & media, online film & video, and mobile & apps. Established in 1996, the 16th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Yahoo!, Vitamin T, MLB Advanced Media, Rackspace Hosting, JWT, The Atom Group, Financial Times, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Guardian News and Media.