Advertiser Disclosure

advertising disclaimer
Skip to main content
Typing hands with house overlay

This Startup Is Transforming How Rent Is Paid -- and Guaranteeing It Is


Nov 26, 2020 by Aly J. Yale

Get our 43-Page Guide to Real Estate Investing Today!

Real estate has long been the go-to investment for those looking to build long-term wealth for generations. Let us help you navigate this asset class by signing up for our comprehensive real estate investing guide.

Company Protections Cost Other Details
NestEgg Automatic rent payments on the first day of the month and four months of unpaid rent. Up to $49 per month Also includes automated online rent collection, eviction coordination assistance, rent reminders, and rent status tracking.
Zumper Twelve months of unpaid rent. 2% of the monthly rent + $30 tenant background check and credit report. Also covers excessive property damage and legal fees associated with eviction. Requires use of Zumper's listing platform, tenant screening services, and rent collection tools.
Onerent Automatic rent payments on the third business day of every month and one month of unpaid rent. Varies by location Can also include tenant screening, property marketing, leasing prep, eviction coverage, a home warranty, and more.
Steady Marketplace (partnered with Avail) Six weeks to six months of unpaid rent Varies Avail's platform also helps with tenant screening, rent collection, and lease signing.
RentRescue Six months of unpaid rent Around $25 per month, per unit Also includes up to $1,000 in legal fees.

Data source: NestEgg, Zumper, Onerent, Steady Marketplace, and RentRescue. Chart by author.

Got $1,000? The 10 Top Investments We’d Make Right Now

Our team of analysts agrees. These 10 real estate plays are the best ways to invest in real estate right now. By signing up to be a member of Real Estate Winners, you’ll get access to our 10 best ideas and new investment ideas every month. Find out how you can get started with Real Estate Winners by clicking here.