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As a real estate agent or realtor, exposure and credibility to your targeted market is of paramount importance. You want to expose your properties and services to potential clients, while assuring them of the peace of mind that doing business with you is both safe and professional. One important tool to aid you achieve the above two objectives (credibility and exposure) is online visibility especially through a professional website. Most Nigerian estate agents don’t have…, one of the emerging PropTech companies in Nigeria, rebrands and launches a revamped and simplified property portal.

PropTech (property technology) is the use of information technology (IT) to help individuals and companies research, buy, sell and manage real estate. Similar to the way FinTech focuses on the use of technology in finance, PropTech uses digital innovation to address the needs of the property industry.

The Nigeria Real Estate Summit & Expo (NIRESE), in its 5th edition, is Nigeria’s most important real estate event and gathers the most influential players from the industry for two days of trade, networking and learning through premium conferences and dedicated exhibition zones.

Attracting over 2,500 visitors including real estate investors, top government functionaries, C-level business executives, investment brokers and high net-worth principals, NIRESE provides an exceptional opportunity to:

  1. Interact with the industry’s leading experts as they analyze emerging real estate ideas and explore current opportunities and challenges in the Nigerian real estate market.
  2. Meet and network with institutional and private investors, real estate financiers and joint venture partners
  3. Create new partnerships and alliances; develop relationships through new networking opportunities while strengthening relationships with existing ones.
  4. Showcase and sell top real estate projects, properties, products and services to keen and ready investors at the event.

To address the impact of the geopolitical, economic and societal challenges facing the real estate industry and create new sources of growth, stakeholders need to adapt and rethink their strategies by collaborating with new players and creating new forms of business. The NIRESE Summit offers insights, inspiration and solution-oriented tools to turn ideas into actions.

Moving your office or home  within Nigeria doesn’t have to be a nightmare anymore. With Hutbay Movers, you can now get and compare quotes from reputable moving companies, compare their rates and read their reviews or testimonials.

Hutbay Movers is similar to a directory of movers except that it is dedicated for moving companies and connecting movers with those who are about to move. The platform comes with custom pages for moving companies, where you can get to know more about each moving company, tools to request for quotes from movers, ability to review a mover and read their reviews.

LAGOS, June 09, 2015: Hutbay, the online real estate marketplace for property and property-related services has launched a product towards helping real estate agents and developers have a more prominent presence online and to extend their reach to today’s real estate consumers.

Real estate agency is primarily a mobile and offline profession. Information technology (IT), as it were, is not the forte of real estate professionals. However, more and more real estate consumers are going online to find property and property-related services. To help agents reach this new class of consumers and vice versa, Hutbay has launched Company Pages for estate agents.

Searching for agents within your neighborhood of interests just becomes a lot easier. No more endless pouring into Yellow Pages or newspaper ads making random calls to reach out to random agents. This is a painful and time-wasting process.

But Hutbay is changing the way consumers will start finding real estate agents in Nigeria. Consumers can now use Hutbay to narrow down agents that service a particular area and get more information about each agents including reviews and ratings from their past clients. This new find an agent directory from Hutbay will improve drastically consumer’s experience while searching for an agent, just as Hutbay helped change the way people search for homes.

Our CEO, Mr Owolabi Olatunji, was interviewed on CNBC-Africa yesterday. The interview was centered around the topic, “Nigeria’s Mobile Technology”. The video below is a record of the interview. Sub-Saharan Africa is “rapidly closing in” on the West’s mobile communications usage, according to a survey published by Swedish tech giant Ericsson. Discussing how Africa’s mobile boom is powering innovation is Owolabi Olatunji, chief executive officer of Hutbay.

Since the advent of technology in this century, things have stopped being business as usual and this show in all aspects of life. The real estate sector isn’t left out in this wind of change.

The maiden edition of the Hutbay Seminar is an opportunity to learn how to increase sales in the real estate sector with the use of IT.
For real estate agents and developers, this is not a seminar you would want to miss. The importance of this seminar cannot be over emphasized as there is no end to learning.

This seminar would feature amazing speakers like: