India’s cross category classifieds business portal, Quikr has launched QuikrHomes, a real estate marketplace for Builders, Brokers and Home Seekers.
As per the company, QuikrHomes will provide a complete living experience for home seekers in the form of additional information about the neighbourhood, schools, malls, hospitals, parks and walking areas.
Here are some of the feature that you will get in QuikrHomes;
- Paying guest accommodation to luxury real estate projects
- Curated neighbourhood and lifestyle
- Verified data about key establishments
- Integration with insights on other transactional activities across the platform.
- Reviews and Ratings of homes, Expert blogs
- Pricing Calculator Engine
Recently Quikr launched automobile focused verticals QuikrCars.
As per the company, they have around 30 million unique users using their platform a month and have presence in 1000 cities in India.
Quikr’s investors include Warburg Pincus, Kinnevik, Tiger Global Management, Matrix Partners India, Norwest Venture Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Steadview Capital, Omidyar Network, Ebay Inc.
Pranay Chulet, Founder & CEO of Quikr said “The number of areas where we had a large scale of business had become one of the biggest open secrets in the Indian internet market. Verticalization was an obvious logical step to unlock this secret and have our user’s further benefit from the true breadth and scale of our platform. Our real estate business has grown three times in the last two years and with the dedicated focus on QuikrHomes, we are confident we will at least double it every year for the next three years”.
Talking about the potential of the market, Manish Sinha, Head of QuikrHomes said, “With Indian real estate marketing moving online to capture a $20 billion market coupled with our cross category platform, we are uniquely positioned to capture the market share for our homes vertical. Quikr already had the largest number of individual led listings for real estate category especially in the metros and had a very large number of real estate developers marketing their projects well before the idea of QuikrHomes was born.”