South Africa's Competition Commission publishes draft findings for online property portal space

In 2021 Entegral participated and voiced its concerns at the Online Intermediation Platforms market Inquiry (OIPMI). South Africa’s Competition Commission (CC) has now published a comprehensive report outlining provisional findings and recommendations of its Online Intermediation Platforms Market Inquiry. It’s open for discussion with the final report to be published in November 2022. You can find the detailed reports here . Entegral welcomes the findings of the Competition Commission related to the online property portal space. You can read this comprehensive blog post from Entegral founder , Adriaan Grove' for more details.  We are looking forward to contributing further and the final report to be released in November 2022.

Now every estate agent can get their own personalised bond origination platform

As a real estate agent, having a trusted bond originator on your team is critical to making deals happen. Working with buyers you need to optimise your time and ensure you  pre-qualify them for finance  as a first step. With this in mind, we've developed a new MyProperty Home Loans platform that offers smarter bond origination services for buyers and estate agents as an integrated service. While the service is seamlessly integrated with your Flex real estate websites ( see example here  and this blog post on how we save you time ) we also had enquiries from non-Entegral clients on how they can utilise this service, so have put a solution in place.  Your own dedicated bond origination service platform As an individual estate agent or estate agency, you can now order your dedicated, branded home loan services page on MyProperty. Have a look at this example :  With a dedicated URL and branded page, you can offer your buyers: Online pre-qualifications done by our team through a centr

Supercharge your real estate reviews and make them work for you

So you've just received another great review from an ecstatic client where you've sold their home in record time and at the full asking price. How do you create social proof and use this to create more 'free' referrals? Sold brag card Using Base CRM , you can create your Sold listing brag card with one click and post it to your social media channels with your client reviews and a personal description. The export is in PNG image format and it's a time saver. We can even create custom template layouts for your team: This is great to draw immediate attention for a few hours - unless you boost/promote your post, which will extend your post's reach and impact. Showcase your reviews on your real estate website This is a no-brainer and we've made it real simple if you have a Flex real estate website with Entegral.  You can create multiple testimonials per agent and showcase this on individual agent profile pages, listings, and even on your home page.  The basic

Flex Dynamic real estate listing ads now out of beta

We are proud to announce the Flex Dynamic Ads is now out of beta and available for order to all our real estate clients. The integration with your Flex responsive real estate website is a game-changer. The platform records detailed buyer search metrics and feeds that straight back into Facebook to deliver high-precision listing ads.  These ads link to your website, and not some external portal. The result is ads that perform better over the long run. We've simplified everything by eliminating the need to manage this in a new tool, Base CRM handles everything . What's more, 100% of your ad spend budget goes into building your brand. Check out the slideshow below:

10 Clever ways to save time in your real estate business

"Time is what we want most, but what we use worst" ~ William Penn When we get so used to doing things in a certain way we fail to step back and investigate how we can work more efficiently and save time (and money) in the process. We get into comfort zones with outdated tools and fear trying out something new. Time lost on repetitive admin tasks impacts your business bottom line. That's time you could have spent on productive tasks. Save enough time and it opens the door to appointing someone new in your business. At Entegral we have a mindset of always trying to work more efficient and we push this view down into our product development. We are always on the lookout for how we can make your real estate business more profitable. So how much time can you save in your real estate agency by automating everyday tasks? We've compiled 10 ways our platforms can help you create more time out of thin air. Maybe you can think of some more or have some ideas on how w

How estate agents can now automatically pre-qualify their buyer leads without lifting a finger

by Adriaan GrovĂ©, Entegral Founder We know there are plenty of benefits for home buyers to prequalify for a home loan. Running a property portal and real estate platforms we see the usual pitfalls in property buying. While there are plenty of benefits for buyers to prequalify for finance, the benefit for estate agents can easily be calculated too. Think of the time lost working with unqualified buyers or chasing basic documentation once an offer is submitted. Time is your biggest asset, so how do we help you create more time ? Step 1: Create a customer-first, integrated and streamlined experience With this in mind, we've set out to create a  better bond origination service  that handles all buyer pre-qualifications and new home loan applications super efficiently. Creating time you can better spend on serious buyers and negotiating deals, not admin.  A new MyProperty home loans service module seamlessly integrates into your Flex website and from here all home loans services and qu

New integrated bond origination service for real estate agents

We are pleased to announce the next iteration of our MyProperty Home Loans origination service.  With your feedback, we've streamlined the process even more and introduced new state-of-the-art services to take bond origination in your real estate business to the next level. Click here to read more :  Some of the highlights include: Our improved central processing hub gives you one point of access to our home loans team that processes applications to all the major banks.  State of the art integration into your Flex website , enabling prequalifications and applications to be captured securely without visitors leaving your website. We even help buyers prequalify early on, which in many cases, can provide you with a prequalified lead in your inbox without you having to do any extra work!  Prequalification certificates are done in record time and branded for your estate agency. Our registered in-house debt counsellors will help turn your declined buyers into future approved buyers.  An