Launched November last year, Sapama.com aims to become Kenya’s most comprehensive property listing and management site, focusing on empowering users with relevant, reliable and accurate information they need to make smart decisions about homes, real estate and mortgages.
The site also aims at giving agents a simple online way to manage details of landlords, tenants, lease, utilities and transactions and has at the moment more than 90 physically verified property listings.
Edwin Mugendi, CEO Sapama told TechMoran that Sapama is current free and and has embarked on enrolling more agents to the site.
“Sapama seeks to solve the property search problem by making it possible to drill your search from the county, to town and to estate level, which is currently not possible with most of our competitors.So as to reach a wider audience and give users more variety, Sapama has been build to support multiple languages and is currently working on the Swahili translation,” said Mugendi.
It’s maain differentiating feature is the personalized agents mini website which only has the agent’s properties, logo, cover photo, contact details, office location on Google Maps, the organization’s details such as Vision, Mission and Motto such this.
The platform is also working on a section that will go live soon to allow agents to manage the details of landlords, tenants, lease, utilities and transactions. Later, Sapama will generate revenue from monthly subscriptions from agents and banner advertisement. With Sapama’s launch, Kenya’s real estate is heavily going online, a sign of the future of every business after real estate being in the lead as the best sector for over a decade.