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These 7 proptech startups will help you climb the property ladder

Scott Carey | July 12, 2016
The property industry is ripe for disruption, as the estate-agent led business model remains deeply ingrained in the way people buy, sell and rent properties in the UK. Here are the startups looking to change that.

7. Nanoget

One of the younger companies on this list, Nanoget is essentially a messaging service that allows landlords and tenants to communicate without having to go through an agent when logging issues, reporting problems and requesting services like handymen or plumbers.

London-based startup Nanoget moved into the Pi Labs at London's Second Home office space in 2015 and is now concentrating on its product ahead of a launch in 2016. It has only received unspecified seed funding at this point.

Ben Shemie said that it should be easier to attract customers at the lower end of the market. Shemie doesn't go along with the common line of thought in this sector, that agents are anathema, though: "At the top end, yeah, agents are good at what they do, because they get the customer to pay more, so sellers obviously like that."

Source: Techworld

 

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