Smartym was asked to assist with the development of a complex online platform for UK real estate market, aimed at improving business processes/productivity for both agencies and individual agents. The platform has to be easily scalable and be able to process large amounts of real estate data for immediate access, including days on market, demographics, yield, the price for rent/sale, the price asked/paid, etc.
The platform has to meet following requirements:
The platform has been in development for almost a year. MVP version of the system was released after 6 months of development, featuring basic design and integration with Google Maps. Even at this point, the system included complex modules for data gathering and reporting.
The main challenge was to organize data collection from hundreds various data providers with totally different APIs (and in some cases, even without it). Another challenge was to improve existing codebase so that the system can operate better under high loads.
After MVP release the team proceeded with development of V2 of the system, which features:
The Smartym team continues to support the platform, as the product is constantly evolving, providing its users with new features and improved user experience. Several major updates are scheduled for further versions, including: