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A Shot in the Arm for Real Estate Business

A Shot in the Arm for Real Estate Business  A Shot in the Arm for Real Estate Business

A local real estate agency aggregator website is looking to help home buyers pick reputable companies through an additional service.

Iran’s real estate sector has been one of the online sectors that has managed to evade consumer ratings until now, according to tech blog Techrasa., the site offering the new service, is now looking to help customers make informed choices and deal with reputable real estate firms with its rating system.

“The quality of listings on our site are indeed important for us. We focus on the ratings and the feedback from users,’’ Shahriar Hojabr, CEO of Shabesh told the blog.

This is not the first time a technical platform has implemented a rating system. Snapp and Tap30, the two major ride-hailing apps are already using the rating system for their drivers and passengers to improve the quality of their services.

Shabesh allows the user to see the real estate agent’s background and have access to his business information.

The rating system helps the user see which agent is active in their neighborhood and which firms have a good reputation. started in 2015 and charges agencies a monthly fee to list their properties on its site.

The site competes with Eskano, Alounak, and other smaller groups.

Eskano, supported by Iran Internet Group (IIG), has been vying to become a leader in property sales for at least three years. came to prominence in 2016 after it was purchased by French-Pakistani Emerging Markets Property Group in May last year.

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