We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing PadMapper, North America's most comprehensive apartment search website, to Android phones! Search on the go with the new PadMapper app. Find a new apartment during your commute to work, or while touring different apartments! Here are some of the … [Read more...] about PadMapper is now on Android!
Today we're excited to partner with RegisterSigns for another easy way to post to PadMapper! RegisterSigns sells physical signs at thousands of retail locations across the country. Once you buy one, you can create a simple listing page for your property. RegisterSigns will post your listing to … [Read more...] about RegisterSigns Now Posts to PadMapper!
After 3 years, we settled our lawsuit with craigslist today. As part of the settlement, we’ll no longer be including craigslist users’ listings in our search results. However, PadMapper is not going anywhere, and we’re excited about what we have in store. PadMapper has over 100 sources of listing … [Read more...] about Onward!
Hey! This is my first post on the PadMapper Blog as our Business Development Manager. I joined PadMapper nine weeks ago to build out and maintain our relationships between PadMapper and all of the property managers, software vendors, and other teams that work with us! In the past month, I've been … [Read more...] about New Integrations for PadMapper
Here at PadMapper, our servers automatically screen emails that go through PadLister, to monitor for scams, and ban listers who send scammy emails. Before we ban them, though, we have to review them by hand to make sure we don't ban a legitimate person by accident. Because of this, we get to see a … [Read more...] about Scammy Email Gems
Well, I did it. I finally got around to rewriting PadMapper in a newer version of Google Maps. I'm probably one of the last developers on the planet to upgrade to Google Maps v3. Why? Well, I really, really liked Google Maps v2. That, and I wrote more extensive v2 code than most, and many of the … [Read more...] about Massive Rewrite in Google Maps V3!
Craigslist has decided to make it impossible for the PadMapper bar to function with their listings, so now, those listings won't have the PadMapper bar on them. Sorry everyone. If you want a consistent experience, you can filter out Craigslist listings by clicking Show More Filters and looking to … [Read more...] about Good night, sweet PadMapper Bar
Every so often, I get requests from researchers for rental data/statistics to analyze, and they frequently yield some interesting papers and visualizations. One of them just posted some great visualizations of median rents and rent distributions that she extracted from some PadMapper data. She … [Read more...] about Neat Rental Analytics
You may have noticed a small addition to the filter box - a little checkbox called "Vacation". It's probably temporary, but for now that will let you filter for/filter out nightly/weekly vacation rentals. The prices are still quoted by the month, though, so if you see any outrageously expensive … [Read more...] about Vacation Rentals!
The following is a post mostly written for me by the folks at UberSignal.com, who sell cell phone reception boosters. They didn't pay me anything to post this, I just thought it was useful because this has been one of my issues with my place, hopefully you find it useful too. --- Everyone has … [Read more...] about How to Solve Crappy Cell Phone Reception at Home