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Rention: residents reluctant to spend time to submit monthly counter readings

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RU«Discussing the industry’s existing problems and solutions, we have concluded that people are reluctant to spend time to submit monthly counter readings. People also seldom attend apartment owner meetings,» – say Rention real estate management platform and Latvian Chamber for Commerce and Industry.

«The biggest problems are associated with creation of innovations and new companies in industries that have a high level of bureaucracy, including the real estate sector. This is why efforts to sort out the market are very necessary,» – comments TechHub Riga director Davis Suneps.

Corvin Real Estate partner Rolands Feldmanis says it is far more important to think about productivity, where smart counters automatically upload information on behalf of residents. It is important to consider that Latvia’s population is going down and requirements for services are on a rise. To resolve this problem, it is already necessary to invest money in technologies to avoid lagging behind progressive countries.

Ervins Straupe, member of the board of Latvian Housing Managers Association, notes that insolvency is something that is common nowadays. «Finding out the necessary information early, instead of exacting delayed payments, is highly important. New technologies that help clients find out more useful information online and allow them to perform various payments. Those would be very helpful in preventing misunderstandings,» – Straupe says.

Rention real estate platform has been created to offer remote property management, offering managers and tenants a convenient tool to know what goes on with their property and perform payments. «Problems are the same around the world – the lack of time and the abundance of conditions to follow. Modern technologies offer solutions. This is why it is a good idea to develop such platforms in advance, because they can help building managers and their customers better perform their duties,» – says the company’s chairman Aleksandrs Zelinskis.

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