Will NYC renters flock to this on-demand apartment showing app?

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Starting with the Big Apple, founder of Cribitt Stephen Steiner is trying to do for renters what Hobizbo, Curb Call, AgentPair and HouseCall are already doing for homebuyers: connect them with agents for on-demand showings via a mobile app. Stephen Steiner The company is keen on getting agents onboard early: it will cover the licensing fee for any new agents signing on, while offering them flexible work schedules. Agents who work for Cribitt receive a 90 percent broker fee split. On the renter side, Cribitt users sign up for an account and are shown a map of their location with the number of available units in a chosen area. From there they can summon the nearest agent like an Uber ride to schedule a tour now or later. For the apartment hunter on a time crunch, it's only a matter of how close the nearest agent is to the listing. For renters scheduling a showing in the future, Cribitt makes the appointment available one hour prior so that proximate agents can snap it up...