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Time Saving Success for Imfuna Clients

Conduct property inspections and surveys faster with Imfuna mobile apps and software

by Michael Wolter Does proptech actually offer time savings? And, if so, what does that mean for a business’ bottom line? Benefitting from Proptech Those with their ear to the ground in the property industry know that “proptech” is a buzzword for many professionals these days. There are countless proptech solutions on the market, each of which […]

Saving Surveying with Millennials and Tech

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by Michael Wolter Can the surveying profession survive without increased recruitment efforts and property technology adoption? A Surveyor Shortage? Data compiled over the past few years has highlighted a significant problem facing the U.K. property surveying community: a high average age of members, coupled with a decline in new, young prospects looking to become surveyors. Some have […]

Imfuna Sponsors RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year 2017 Award

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by Michael Wolter Imfuna, creators of mobile surveying app Imfuna surveyor, are sponsoring the Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year (YSOTY) 2017 award from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), taking place on 17 November in London. The award is offered as part of the broader RICS YSOTY awards ceremony, which covers nine unique categories […]

Are Electronic Signatures Legally Binding in South Africa?

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As with many legal matters, there is not just one answer to this question. First, let’s look at the two types of electronic signatures as defined by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (ECTA). The Different Types of Electronic Signature There is an electronic signature and an advanced electronic signature. The first includes both […]

What can proptech teach us in the wake of the Grenfell disaster?

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by Michael Wolter The benefits of proptech often highlight making life more efficient, productive, and easier. But could proptech be enabled on a much larger and more important scale –enabling property professionals to increase the safety of residential buildings, or even to save lives? The Importance of Adequate Materials The recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower in London have […]

When Qualification Comes Before Service

Is Education More Important that Service

by Michael Wolter Across the swath of careers in the property field, there is an equally vast array of qualifications and certifications one can obtain. If you’re a U.K. letting agent, there’s NAEA Propertymark accreditation and the estate agent diploma from CPD. The majority of surveyors, of course, are members of the Royal Institute of […]

Before Smart Cities Can Walk the Walk, They Need to Talk the Talk

Is the built environment ready for a technology takeover

by Michael Wolter The truly smart city in its fully realized form remains a glimmer in technologists’ eyes, as property and construction sectors uphold their reputation for being slow to adopt technology. The call to action has been made, with new proptech companies forming all the time and advanced digital systems offering property companies a […]

Saving Your Clients Money Will Make You A Better Business

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by Michael Wolter “A business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better.” -Sir Richard Branson We’ve referenced this quote before, and we continue to find ways that it applies to the relationship we have with our clients. The Importance of Client Interaction Being a mainly B2B organization, Imfuna offers its solution to other […]

Smartphone Entrepreneurs: The New Self-Made Person

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How the gig economy is creating a new generation of entrepreneurs by Michael Wolter Gazing out over the ocean of possibilities created by mobile tech, there is no end in sight. Smartphones have not only disrupted our lives, but have also permanently changed entire industries – healthcare, real estate, finance. You name it, mobile tech […]

Imfuna’s Karl Lewis and Michael Wolter Interviewed at RICS Tech Affiliate Program Launch


Karl Lewis, UK sales manager, lettings, and Michael Wolter, content marketing specialist, were asked to provide their thoughts on technology in the property sector, also known as proptech, at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) Tech Affiliate Program launch in April. “Proptech” is a recent term used to describe technology that is created to […]