The average American looks for a new apartment every 3.5 years. The process can be exasperating and time-consuming, so Blake Pierson and Doug Wormhoudt founded Lovely, a website that promises to make apartment-hunting a simple and pleasant experience.
With Lovely, apartment searchers can browse real-time listings from popular sites in one place. Users can filter listings by location, price, number of bedrooms, and pet-friendliness, and view the results on a map. They can then save their favorite apartments on Lovely to access them later from any device. Users can contact landlords directly via the site and include a Renter Resume that highlights their good qualities. Another notable feature of the site are email alerts, which informs users about any new listings that match their criteria so they can get first dibs on their dream apartment.
Launched in March of 2011, Lovely is based in San Francisco, California and currently has over 90,000 apartment listings.