An online survey by the National Apartment Association found that 76 percent of consumers said they prefer to rent a home rather than own it, a 5 year-over-year percent increase from 2008. The independent survey, comparing 2008 and 2009 and polling more than 2,000 U.S. adults, also documented an increase from 2008 in the number of all respondents citing the burden of home repairs or maintenance as a primary benefit of renting a home versus owning.

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Lorenzo has been hanging around the RDNY.com office for the past 24 years, and, in the process, has become the president of RDNY.com, Rent-Direct.com, and Acmelistings.com. His mission is to build RDNY.com into New York's largest no fee apartment rental service. Before RDNY.com, Lorenzo was a Regional Sales Manager for Time Equities, Inc., one of New York's largest converters of rental buildings to coops and condos. Lorenzo was once a part owner of Swift & Watson Real Estate in NYC's Greenwich Village.

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