LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today sees the launch of new tech start-up business Room Central, the most user-friendly, innovative and informative flat-share search tool on the web.
Room Central has been built to expertly assist prospective tenants and landlords find and fill flat-shares in London. Designed for corporates, students, professional work placements, relocaters and contractors alike, this interactive website has suitable abodes for all, and is the most visually engaging, comprehensive flat-share website on the market today.
Standard search capabilities enable users to hunt for the usual individual housing requirements when searching for the perfect room including housing type (house, flat), and added amenities (gardens, smoking, en-suites).
Room Central goes above and beyond these standard search terms by offering innovative and advanced search term capabilities providing users with a plethora of useful information assisting them in finding the perfect flat-share.
From interactive mapping tools, user profile pages and connections to Facebook for current flatmates (a great way to view any 'mutual friends'), to transport links, and information on local crime rates (ideal for those who are unfamiliar with the capital or for those searching for flat-shares for employees and contractors), searching and listing flat-shares in London couldn't be easier.
Room Central's innovative and advanced search term capabilities allow users to really get a feel for the place in which they would potentially live and the current dwellers or potential new flatmates.
Compared with other popular flat-share websites, Room Central enables users to search for available flat-shares by location with an integrated interactive mapping tool. Drag and drop the spanning tool over the desired locations and Room Central provides a preview list of available accommodation in the requested area. Hover over the property locations on the interactive map, and immediately view prices, tenants and other crucial details before clicking through to a comprehensive list of details for each available property.
Users can also search for transport links directly from the property to their place of work or other chosen destinations - by bus, train, tube, foot, bike, car, etc. The routes are then mapped out on the interactive property search map. Users can also see a list of parking availability in the area.
A Street View tool is available - showing the chosen area and location surrounding the property. Local amenities are also listed in the property's details showing potential flat-sharers the location of the nearest supermarket, post office, etc.
Crime rate statistics:
An aspect which unfortunately cannot be ignored in any city: Room Central provide an up-to-date crime rate statistic analysis within a 250 metre radius of the property from the previous 6 months - invaluable information, especially for those who are moving to London for the first time and for those who are providing accommodation for others, for example through corporate contractors and relocating employees.
Profiles, Facebook profile connection and messaging capabilities:
Users are able to create individual Room Central profiles allowing searchers and listers the chance to see potential flat-sharers' hobbies, likes, dislikes, age, gender, current employment and other useful personal information when trying to choose the correct flat-share opportunity. Users who provide more information for their profile will appear higher up in the searches and be given priority on accommodation and news across the site.
Users can also log onto Room Central via Facebook - enabling searchers and listers to see any mutual Facebook friends. Unique messaging tools also allow users to connect via the integrated message platform embedded in the site.
Room Central is the must-visit website when looking for potential flat-shares in London and for those wishing to fill spare rooms. Advanced search capabilities provide the most extensive hub of information available on the current market, providing all the information one could need when on the search for flat-shares in the capital.
Notes to Editors:
Room Central is the new tech start-up focussed on providing the most up-to-date, visually engaging, flat-share search engine on the web. With advanced search options, Room Central can assist those looking for accommodation in London with the most sophisticated search capabilities on the market. Profiles, pictures, crime rates, transport links, mutual friends, and much more - Room Central is the website to visit when searching for flat-shares in London.
Room Central is set to expand its search locations to other cities across the UK including Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and more in the not too distant future. The site will also soon be translated into other languages including Russian and Italian.
Room Central is soon to be available in Russian and Italian and other languages to follow, enabling a further global access for flat-share searchers.
SOURCE Room Central