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Airbnb Partnership Lets Homebuyers Try Before They Buy


HJF_2015_june_blog5If you’ve ever wished you could test drive a neighborhood before you commit to buying a home there, you may be in luck thanks to a new partnership between Airbnb and Realtor.com. Airbnb has become the industry standard for people looking to rent a home for vacation or other short-term stay while Realtor.com is a go-to resource for homebuyers looking to check out the latest listings on homes for sale. The partnership will allow homebuyers to search available property listings on Realtor.com and then book a stay in the neighborhood in one of Airbnb’s available properties. Chip Conley, CEO of Airbnb, says, “As we offer a variety of unique accommodations in neighborhoods across the country, we’ll be able to allow potential homeowners the special opportunity to experience those neighborhoods as if they already live there – before making the decision to buy.”
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