A popular student living search website in the UK, AccomodationforStudents.com has made a 73% year-on-year jump in student property inquiries in the first month of its newly remodeled website's launch.
The upgrade, delivered by digital agency Code Computerlove, has made it both easier and faster for students and landlords to view properties and make inquiries both on desktop and mobile.
Launched in 2000, AccommodationforStudents.com was the UK’s first student accommodation search engine and quickly became established as the market. Today, the site is visited by more than 3 million students every year and advertises properties for 32,000 UK private landlords, 1,200 letting agents and more than 500 private halls of residence.
Originally built in classic ASP (active server pages) the site required a major overhaul to ensure its versatility and longevity. Entrepreneur and director of AFS, Simon Thompson, bought out his business partner one year ago, before raising capital to re-invest in the site’s redevelopment.
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