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Tool to centralize rental listings expands nationwide

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In the season finale of a technology-focused reality show tonight, a real estate startup that helps consumers organize their rental search in one place announced it had expanded its service nationwide. The company, Nestio, also announced a partnership with eBay Classifieds. Nestio made these announcements on Bloomberg TV's TechStars reality show. The six-episode series followed six companies that participated in a startup accelerator program, also called TechStars. The 3.5-month program provided several startups with seed funding and helped them build their businesses. Tonight's finale followed up on the startups six months after the end of the program. Nestio allows users to save rental listings from any site to, where users can compare listings side by side by location, cost, neighborhood, layout and photos. As part of a website redesign also unveiled today, the site now allows users to see local news next to individual listings and also compare listings' distance to a...