Launched in 2012, BuyRentKenya, Kenya’s biggest online property site in revenue and listings aims to simplify property buying, selling or renting in Kenya with a few simple steps.
The team says it aims to be the right place for anyone looking for property to rent or buy.
“With simple steps, you can easily search for a property and it will be right at your fingertips in seconds. Registering with us will give you the opportunity to view listings that are updated daily by agents and developers across the country,” says the team.
BuyRentKenya.com provides email Alerts to a user’s ideal properties – based on their searches and delivered right to one’s inbox. Registered users can also add their favourite properties to a shortlist for easy viewing and as well allows a user to save their regular searches for greater convenience. Those who are signed up on their newsletter get important updates, news and special offers from buyrentkenya.com and its agents.
At just Kshs. 600 per one listing as an individual, the firm aims to help property agents sell or rent their properties faster.
“The rapid growth in technology in Kenya has seen that almost every household in modern cities around the country has access to the internet either through the mobile phone or a computer,” says Jamie Pujara, CEO BuyRentKenya. “Similarly, the real estate market has seen a gradual increase and the need for a website that showcases properties is needed. We at buyrentkenya.com have taken advantage of this progression and have provided a web portal for real estate agents and developers to showcase their property listings.”
Just two years old, BuyRentKenya.com has grown to become Kenya’s number one property web portal providing all property listings from top agencies in the country by giving agents the opportunity to reach many more clients at a much lower cost.
The site gives agents the chance to sell and let property faster because of its wider reach of nearly 15,000 website visitors daily. The firm says it’s website was built with the purpose to provide them with an advertising medium to sell and let property faster and is easy to use, has superior property presentation and offers multiple ways for users to contact agents and visit their own websites to see other properties.
“All features are designed to drive real results for you. With the setup of your own account, you have online private access to the site. Additionally, we build a bridge between your website/database and our website for automatic uploads. With one simple click, you can see all your properties on the dashboard of your account, and then with a simple check box you can select or unselect properties to appear online,” says the firm.
BuyRentKenya has premium advertising options for those who don’t want to blend into the pack. The firm strategically places banners on its website as featured properties so that an agents ads are at the top of search results. These way the firm says property agents easily generate leads and building their own local presence and as well as move their properties faster.Members will have their contacts displayed on the website and as have clicks that lead to their websites. A member also gets a private user name and a password so they can add or modify, or delete properties 24/7. This allows the public to view an agent’s advertisements instantly after they update them. Property agents also access visitor statistics for their properties and respond to email enquiries.
BuyRentKenya also keeps its members abreast of what’s happening in the real estate sector on consumer trends, market news and ensuring their maximize their online branding and listing opportunities through various formarts.
“Our experienced team of Marketing and Account Managers are available to work with you and your team to help your business maximize its profits and customer base. In order to encourage networking within the industry, our management regularly invites all our members to social events,” says the team.
BuyRentKenya says its these packages that make it different from its competitors who only operate listing websites and not online property businesses.