A man in Kerala used Bumble to search for accommodation to rent. Here’s how people reacted.
Have you used any dating apps? Dating app used to find a suitable partner for yourself. In a nutshell, a dating app is a place where you find a boyfriend or girlfriend with similar interests. But have you ever heard that a dating app can be used to find rental homes? Surprised? Well, a man in Kerala used dating app Bumble to look for a place to rent in Mumbai. The city is an expensive place to live and therefore finding affordable accommodation in Mumbai is a difficult task, especially for out-of-towners.
So, to find a place to rent, a man in Kerala used the dating app Bumble to find a rental for himself, Indian Express newspaper. However, the man’s desperate but unique approach to finding a place to rent for himself, left netizens shocked and appalled!
Sharing a screenshot of the man’s Bumble profile, Twitter user Ana de Amaras said, “NO YOU’RE looking for a soulmate on bumble, he’s looking to rent a place to stay. bombay.” According to the screenshot, the man’s Bumble profile reads, “not a lustful man, Looking for an apartment in mumbai.”
His bio read further, “Swipe right if… If you are in mumbai and can help me find a place to rent in west street as I don’t know hindi.” He also promises that he won’t judge anyone if they ask him for a broker. He added that the fastest way to win his heart is to send him leads on real estate without brokers in Andheri.
Seeing Ana de Amaras’ tweet, several other Twitter users reacted to it. Some of the answers are mentioned below:
1. One Twitter user wrote, “Why would he use that app like a no-broker, prodigy.”
2. Another user commented: “It’s hard to find accommodation in Andheri.”
3. Another comment read, “The guy has straight priorities.”
4. “Mumbaikars will go to the top to avoid paying brokers :P”, one reader commented.
5. Another sentence, “I would 100% do something like this, I think it’s smart as hell.”