Property management is one of those industries that typically lags behind the rest of the U.S economy in terms of technology, customer service, and transparency.
Castle, part of YC’s Winter 2016 class, is trying to bring the industry up to date with its automated property management platform.
The site consolidates all of the hard parts of property management – like property listing and marketing, tenant screening, rent collection, and maintenance – into an easy to use interface that doesn’t look like it was designed in the 1990s.
But how has Castle consolidated all these services into one platform? Mainly through a combination of technology and on-demand labor.
For example, after a property is added to Castle, the startup will automatically market it on over 40 listing…