Posts by: junjieshi

Real estate is a demanding industry. It seems like for every home or apartment you fill, three more empty ones pop up. You want to keep your customers happy, but it can be hard to be available 24/7. That is the problem that the real estate industry has been faced with, and Apartment Ocean set out to solve it with...

Setting up Apartment Ocean Chatbot is easy, and only requires a few minutes. You’ll customize a brief greeting, and copy a piece of code into your website. The entire process takes less than two minutes. We’ll show you exactly how to get this amazing technology on your site, and how to customize it so that your...

There are currently more than 11,000 chatbots available on Facebook Messenger, and that number will likely grow in the coming years. While all industries enjoy some benefits from chatbots, some are impacted more than others. These industries will undergo huge transformations due to AI technology. 1....

Hi! I am Mary, your virtual real-estate advisor on Slack. These are the instructions on how I can assist you to find your next rental. Add Mary to your team Please visit the link https://www.apartmentocean.com/slackapp Follow Slack instructions. After adding Mary to your team, she will be shown on your team directory...

Within the Brooklyn area is one of the areas that has become a source of gentrification throughout the years. Yet, the story of Bedford-Stuyvesant reflects the story of American migration, changing economic times and the rebuilding of a piece of history. Brief history of Bedford Stuyvesant Originally, this...

As a renter, there are several top amenities that you have. But at the same time, landlords know about these must haves and they are willing to increase the rent based on the fact that they have them. So how can you get the home of your dreams without breaking your rental budget? Get into the mind of the landlord of...

Pet owners know that finding a place with their animal can be difficult. In New York, this is especially true, as landlords have a lot of power due to an undersupply of apartments and an oversupply of tenants. Obviously people find apartments for themselves and their pets, but how exactly do they do so? Well, the...

Renting on a low income is difficult. Landlords in general need to know you can pay your rent on time all the time, your choice of rental property is lessened, and you may need support in finding a rental place. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides help and assistance for low income renters....

When deciding to buy a property, there are several good benefits you can get by hiring a real estate agent. A good agent has a great insight about current conditions in real estate market and can provide you with more specific listings, good legal advice and even negotiate a good deal for you. But they are also...

Virtual reality (VR) became very popular after Facebook bought Oculus Rift for $2 billion in 2014. VR, by definition, is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment. VR is being used a lot in video games,...

Almost every apartment search starts online It probably looks something like this: you go online, google “apartment for rent in XXX city” and click on top results. Well, the words you just typed in Google are the most popular apartment related keywords in Google keyword planner. They have more than 823,000 searches...

Many people say that finding an apartment for rent in New York City is one of the most stressful experiences in their life. Why is that? Because it’s so hard to find a good apartment, in good location, within the budget. But if you are in Midwest, you’re lucky. It is much easier here to get an apartment rental you...

Browsing different real estate sites, like Craigslist, Zillow, Apartments.com, is always the first step for you to find your next rental apartment. Am I right? Scammers know this too. Don’t always trust those nice pictures or wordings easily. When you find an apartment that’s very cheap in a good location, chances are...

“My current roommate is moving out so how can I find a new one?” Finding a right roommate is extremely important, you want to find somebody you can trust and who will pay his share of rent on time. You have to remember that whoever you choose, you will have to live with that person for some period of time and you will...

Everyone dreams about being a boss. Well, there are a lot of good benefits to being self-employed, like being a small business owner, freelancer designer, or writer. You can easily set your own working hours, own flexible schedules and only do the projects you enjoy. On the other hand, most of self-employed people...