Leveraging an AirBNB or Kayak type interface, the intuitive and easy to use site provides a new way to search for real estate in the Belgian market. On the first page you enter the location that you want to search in and then all filtering is done from the results page. The initial representation is in a map format, however, you can easily switch between the traditional listing format and the map format.
The site is a freemium site and is target at the real estate professional.
The CEO, Benjamin Wayenberg, was recently interviewed in the Digimedia magazine. Here is the article in Digimedia ...
An attractive look, free classifieds, a tight economic model and plans for projects abroad: this newcomer on the Belgian online real estate market has everything to be satisfying. However, it remains difficult to conquer a place in such a saturated market. An introduction.
Immediately after the first visit to the site, it is found that the emphasis on aesthetics and ergonomics. A tight but especially efficient design, reminiscent of a certain Airbnb. Benjamin Wayenberg CEO Shelterr confirms us: "We have paid special attention to it, because the user experience is central in our project." A design that stands in contrast to what the competition offers. For example, we are thinking to Real, which is characterized by an often highly disputed use experience.
The Shelterr product contains a multitude of functions that are already implemented or will be in a few weeks. Very diverse functions such sights in the neighborhood where a property is located, or the ability to know with three mouse clicks which loan you may be allowed. V2 of the site is expected in April, the date of the actual launch of the complete product, and Shelterr should then be ready to conquer this so specific market. A mobile application will support the offer, and you will be able to consult include all properties but also very simple way from your smartphone can put an ad online.
The economic model is very simple. Revenues are derived from advertising on the site and premium profiles that create the real estate agencies and to a lesser extent the individuals. Agencies and their agents will have a professional profile that they can imagine and all information can gather on the Shelterr platform. Information which is scattered everywhere and today for the weighted ...