I am working on an app for a real estate company.
There will be 2 resources, Listings and Rentals. They will have a lot of the same data (address, beds, baths, sqft, etc.) but also different (rent vs price, MLS number for listings, year built for listings, pets allowed for rentals, etc.)
I go back and forth weather or not these should be a polymorphic relationship of a Property, or a STI with a property type, or if there is something else that is a better way.
It seems with a polymorphic association, I have to have a lot of duplicate code (controllers and views) is that true or is there a way where most everything can be written on the Property resource?
But a STI there will be a lot of empty columns for each row.
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