Smartphone tech driving agent leads

Smartphone tech driving agent leads

by 0 comments

A smartphone application that alerts users to the details on listed properties as they walk past them is set for release next month.

The free application, available as part of the Squiiz web portal due for release in October, is an industry first and is designed to reduce the difficulty in searching for a property and make the most of available technology.

The app requires a user to pre-select any property features they are looking for, which then automatically alerts them should they walk past a property that matches their description or preference.

Harcourts International managing director Mike Green said key to the development was making property search easier for users.

“The free app is an industry first and will reduce the stress and hassle associated with looking for a property,” Mr Green said.

“It will no doubt make the experience easier, more enjoyable and more rewarding for our clients.”

The application works by sending property details from their smartphone through a voice prompt if the user travels within 50 metres of a property listing that meets their needs.

Members of the Squiiz portal can upload all listings for free, and to upload logos and agent photos a monthly cost is required.

The Squizz website is backed by property groups such as Belle Property, Century 21, Harcourts Group, Independent Real Estate Network of Excellence, LJ Hooker, Place, PRDnationwide, Raine & Horne, Ray White and Re/Max.

The Certified Practising Real Estate Agents (CPREA) recently shelved its development of a property portal, choosing instead to back Squiiz.

The Squiiz website and application goes live on October 15. 

promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
Listen to other installment of the Real Estate Business Podcast
reb top 100 agents 2017

With a combined sales volume of over $14 billion in 2017, the Top 100 Agents ranking represents the very best sales agents in Australia. Find out what sets them apart and learn their secrets to success.

featured podcast

featured podcast
Marnie Seinor on structure, database DNA and connecting with her local community

There’s no such thing as an “off switch” in real estate – so says McGrath agent Marnie Seinor, who came in at number 78 in this year...

View all podcasts

Does the benefit of being part of a branded group outweigh the cost?

Yes
No
Depends on the group
Do you have an industry update?