New real estate site slices, dices rental data

RentSlicer lists average rental rate for neighborhood areas

August Kleimo, a Southern California software engineer and database developer, bought a duplex about a year ago as a rental property.

He didn’t know much about the rental market, so he started to crunch some numbers using rental prices he gathered from a local Craigslist Web site. Craigslist offers local online classified listings and other community postings for metro areas across the United States and internationally.

“I didn’t want to play a guessing game. I thought, ‘There’s this Craigslist data out there …