SRX Property, a portal for real estate in Singapore released a chatbot by the name Sevi, on Facebook Messenger. According to the SRX Property, the chatbot uses artificial intelligence to answer questions related to property, such as plot ration, listings, and market evaluations, to name a few. Does Sevi have what it takes to be a great real estate chatbot? Let’s find out!
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SRX Property chose Facebook Messenger as the platform for their artificial intelligence powered chatbot, Sevi. You need to activate all chatbots that use this platform by selecting or typing ‘Get Started.’ Once the chatbot is active on the Facebook Messenger, it will ask you to pick from the following categories:
- Property Info
- Home Value
- Project Description
- Project information
- Property Location
- Nearby Amenities
- Floor Plans & Plot Ratio
- Floor Plans
- Plot Ratio
- of Blk/Units
- Recommend an agent
If you select listings, the chatbot will ask you to type in the location. For example, if you enter Singapore, the chatbot will suggest streets such as Bartley Road, Canberra Road, and 40 Cairnhill Road to name a few. Assuming you selected Bartley Road, the chatbot will find out if you want a condo/apartment, home, land or commercial. Depending on what you select, the chatbot will suggest at least five properties in the locality. The chatbot will give you a brief description, along with the selling price of all properties.
If you select home value, the chatbot will give you an estimated price of the property. Upon selecting this option, the chatbot will ask questions regarding the property, such as location, house number, and size. If you enter the correct details, the chatbot will give the value of the building according to SRX Property.
You can use the chatbot to get information about various projects throughout Singapore. To do so, you need the name of the street, project, or postal code. Once you enter the details, the chatbot will give you a link to all the projects within a specific area. At the same time, the chatbot will go one step further in helping you out by giving you a map of the location. The chatbot is useful in finding the location of different properties. If you are looking for amenities around properties or projects, you can ask the chatbot to help you out. For example, if you type Little India, the chatbot will suggest the MRT, arcade, conservation area, Fernloft Hostel, Santa Grand Hotel. If you are not happy with the suggestions, you can ask the chatbot for more or enter a specific location.
If you want, you can use the chatbot to take a look at the floor plans of a project. For example, if you type ‘Floor plan Leedon’, the chatbot will ask you if you want the floor plans for Road, Heights, Park, 2, or Residence. The chatbot will accept show you a small image of the floor plan on Facebook Messenger. If you would like to take a closer look, the chatbot will redirect you to the official website of SRX Property. The chatbot can give you the plot ratio of any property or project. After the chatbot gives you the plot ratio, it will find out if you want to know the x-value of any specific property. Based on the values you enter, the chatbot will give you the correct answer.
You can also take a look at the recent transactions that took place on a specific property such as an apartment. The chatbot will give you the date, amount, and door number of the sale. For example, if you enter Leedon Residence, the chatbot will tell you that #12 which is a four-bedroom house, went for $7,000,000 in Oct 2017.
Last but not the least, the chatbot can suggest trustworthy agents for all regions inside Singapore. To use this feature, you need to enter the locality where you are looking for a property. The chatbot will give you a list of agents who are active in that particular area. For example, if you enter District 10, the chatbot will suggest agents such as Linda Ong, Derrick Ang, and Kelvin Thong. You can take a look at their track records to get a better idea of their quality and performance.
Overall, Sevi is a good real estate chatbot as it lives up to our expectations. The chatbot has all the important features to be convenient and practical. Any question you have regarding the real estate industry in Singapore, Sevi will help you out. If the chatbot is unable to provide adequate help, a customer service representative will take over for further assistance.
Do give the chatbot a shot on Facebook Messenger if you are looking for property in Singapore!
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