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Check the RentCafe Data Feed

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This document details how to check the raw data feed from RentCafe. You will find a tool to help build the links to check those feeds, and documentation of RentCafe’s error codes.

To check the data that RentCafe is sending, you’ll need to visit the feed directly.

You’ll need:

  • Your RentCafe API Token for your company
  • The Property Code for the property you’re investigating

This article about Adding a New RentCafe Property details how to find these credentials.

While the RentCafe data can be viewed in a regular web browser, you may also want a tool to help format the JSON that is returned. Our favorites include:

  • JSON View Chrome Extension – Link ↗
  • Online JSON Formatter – Link ↗
  • Postman development environment application – Link ↗

There are different API calls for

  • Property marketing information
  • Floorpan listing
  • Unit availability
  • Pricing matrix / Lease Term Options (as applicable)

Make sure to choose the correct option below.

Note that if one or more of Marketing Information, Floorplan listing, and Unit Availability return an error from RentCafe, you will not be able to see real-time pricing and availability through RentPress.

RentCafe Error Codes

Occasionally, RentCafe will return an error code on one or more of the API calls. Those error codes can be translated here. Please reference these error codes when talking with your RentCafe representative.

‘1000’ => ‘Invalid Credentials’,

‘1010’ => ‘Invalid Company’,

‘1020’ => ‘Invalid Property’,

‘1030’ => ‘Invalid Request Type’,

‘1040’ => ‘Invalid User’,

‘1050’ => ‘No data found for company/property’,

‘1060’ => ‘No active property found for the property’,

‘1070’ => ‘Property not configured for API’,

‘1100’ => ‘Other Error’,

‘9999’ => ‘Request was denied’

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