Off Campus Housing (formally the My Ideal Home Rental Network) is a network of rental websites or an Internet Listing Service (I.L.S.) in Canada, the U.S. and now the Caribbean which showcases rental properties of various types such as apartments, houses, condos, basement suites, executive, shared /roommates, furnished, mobile home & townhouses. We were the first in Canada to bring a better way to post and find rental property than expensive newspapers and magazines. In addition, we were the first in the U.S. to offer a complete online off-campus housing solution utilizing our Off Campus Housing 101 engine for helping landlords reach college & university students and for students to 'find a home away from home'.
Since our humble beginnings back in 1998, we have always provided our first 30 day listing free* or 'first ad on-the-house' option for landlords to try-before-they-buy - allowing them to realize value BEFORE they are asked for a fee. We now have thousands of long-term lanlord customers over 15 years of loyalty. Although many of our services are automated, we have always maintained a toll-free customer hotline for landlords requiring additional help with their ads or accounts and custom services for our larger property managment companies.
Off Campus Housing provides the most up-to-date database of rental properties. All listings are added and maintained by the landlord / property owners themselves, ensuring the listing are as current as possible.
For a nominal fee, Off Campus Housing Rentals provides enormous exposure through many partners working together for maximum exposure. Since all the sites are connected based on geography, it doesn't matter which site you visit. Our Network is even partnered with over 80 North American colleges / universities, expanding your overall exposure.
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Founded in 1998, ECOM Media Group Inc (ECOM) is an established and reputable leader in the online vacancy rental advertising market. Since day one, our core vision and guiding principle has remained constant: finding, developing, and implementing programs and products that make it possible for landlords and renters to find each other in the most efficient manner possible. In striving to fulfill our vision and goals, we have consistently pursued relationships with industry pioneers and established market-makers and enlisted them as strategic partners.
ECOM developed the technology that powered its inaugural service, Rent BC in 1998. The founders of the company used extensive research & software development to develop the basis of what is arguably one of the strongest technology platforms in North America serving the online vacancy rental market. Today, ECOM supports over 250 rental listing websites ranging from schools, associations, and regional listings services to sites developed in conjunction with our strategic partners. The primary source of our success, however, is a direct result of the growing number of property management and colleges & universities utilizing our off-campus housing solutions.
By investing heavily in our own intellectual property over the years - the major result of which is our hierarchy-based, proprietary software -- , we have been able to work with a wide range of participants in our target market. This market ranges from large apartment owners at one end to roommates and shared accommodations on the other. This model allows for a better cross-section of data, increased traffic flows and more search capability, all of which results in better success in filling vacancies and finding homes for students. Our off-campus housing website provides a turn-key solution to many schools across the United States and Canada. In addition, this solution also benefits the landlord, the school, and most of all, the student. We provide our off-campus housing solution absolutely free to colleges & universities - not surprisingly, a highly attractive arrangement - which, enables them to provide safe and suitable housing for their student population. Additionally, our network model allows us to enlist many partners in the generation of ad content by market makers within the industry as well helping to brand them in the process.
- New updated interface
- Changed menu top-menu for quick access to Tenant and Landlord pages
- Moved less common menu items to the footer
- Added pop-up interface for Login and Favorites screens
- New dialog interface for viewing About and FAQ pages so you do not have to leave your listings
- Improved Contact forms in listings
- Landlord page now lists Partners
- Image gallery interface within listings
- Refine Search will now remember your choices for Price and Bedroom, also includes text inputs