10 Things You Did Not Know About Jumia House

Launched in 2013, Jumia House is a global property portal focusing exclusively on emerging markets. The fast-growing platform is currently in 21 countries in Africa. The leading real estate marketplace offers sellers, buyers, landlords, and renters a secure and easy-to-use platform to find or list properties online.

It could be a commercial property for your new business venture, luxury apartments or land for sale.

Here is a list of things you did not know about this marketplace.

  1. Jumia House is part of the e-commerce giant Jumia Group which was formerly known as Africa Internet Group. The group was recently ranked by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) among the smartest companies in the world. Other ventures under the group are Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Mall and Jumia Services. The group aims at improving people’s lives through connecting African consumers and entrepreneurs to do business together.

  2. Jumia House makes the house-hunting process easier with the online loan calculator. A mortgage is a great way to finance the purchase of a dream home that’s why this property portal has come up with the simple tool to help clients calculate the mortgage.

  3. Jumia House is purely a marketplace/online platform that connects the buyers to the sellers directly. As a community, it puts high emphasis on people interactions creating a very unique and personalized experience.

  4. With awards season drawing to a close, it is not only movies and actors that deserve recognition for their work. Global real estate network Jumia House rolls out the red carpet for the Property Excellence awards – recognizing some of the leaders in the Kenyan real estate industry. This year’s Awards will be held in November 17th.

  5. You can list as many properties as you like. Jumia House is fully focused on the seller’s development. All you have to do is contact the customer service team in order to list plus the website is easy to navigate and very user-friendly. Good quality images and well-constructed property descriptions makes the seller’s products stand out.

  6. Clients can further develop their business by becoming one of our ‘Trusted sellers’. These are premium agencies that Jumia House has built a personal relationship with, meaning that only properties listed by trusted sellers have been verified by the team.

  7. Jumia House has a blog with informative and interesting articles featuring Real Estate news, Jumia news, tips, interior design, as well as guest blogs.

  8. Not only does Jumia House list land, commercial and residential properties but also holiday homes like the Giraffe Ark Lodge in Nyeri going for 600 Million by Property Link Africa.

  9. The Jumia Market team contains of self-driven, fun and motivated young professionals. The average age being 32 years old inclusive of the Managing Director.

  10. Apart from the various social media platforms, Jumia House together with Point Cloud visuals have introduced virtual tours to their marketing tools with statistics showing that 92% of all home buyers are searching online before contacting agents directly. This makes the selling process easier and saves time for the buyers.

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