(Dru Bloomfield – At home in Scottsdale) You can try out a mattress before you buy it, test drive a car or ask for a frozen yogurt sample before you buy, so why not a house? That’s the niche Airbnb and Realtor.com are trying to fill with a new partnership that lets potential homebuyers try out a neighborhood before they make the big decision to move there.
The home rental company and the real estate listings site have joined up to give people a “try before you buy” experience, reports USA Today.
People in the market for a home can look through properties on Realtor.com and then book a stay somewhere in the neighborhood on Airbnb so they can see what it feels like to live there before they make a move.
“Our relationship with Airbnb—a company that helps millions of people feel at home in communities…
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