The rise of technology has seen several developments in the local and regional economy. Technology innovations have grown and improved lives over the years and they continue in Botswana. Thus Vantage Properties is driving technology adoption in the real estate space. Several technological advancements that have come over the years catapulted the industry capabilities to another level.
Gosmartvalue is an automated property valuation platform that supports decision making through availing critical real estate information such as land rates and sales trends. The platform enables self-service Instant Valuation Reports and Detailed ( Traditional) Valuation Reports. The platform which is widely used by property valuers is a flagship solution of local real estate firm Vantage Properties led by real estate guru Sethebe Manake. Using proptech any industry player, investors, real estate valuers, general public or property owners.
“The future of real estate is a bright one, the technology that’s now available to valuers is an exciting and convenient shift that is making life easier for the industry players and their clientele. Traditionally most of the work valuers did was manual and time-consuming which was often less efficient both in terms of service turnaround times and operational efficiencies. With Gosmartvalue valuers can reach a wider clientele. The strength of the platform lies in the data analysis and research tools that we use”, said Manake.
Vantage Properties is the only company, which has taken this route. Manake argued further stating that the world is living in a digital era which has resulted in the majority of the population having easy access to digital platforms that can easily assist them with acquiring vital information about real estate. From the statistics, 43 percent of buyers start the home buying process by looking online, 92 percent of the buyers use the internet, 50 percent of buyers use a mobile website or app in their home search.
“In pursuit of simplifying and offering the best technology-driven services to consumers, Vantage developed Gosmartvalue, an instant valuation platform that estimates the value of one’s property for residential property. We designed this platform for the general public, investors and financers, developers so that they have a simpler way of determining and assessing opportunities,” added Manake