Overview of the industry
The urbanization process has promoted the rapid development of the apartment rental market in first-tier cities, and about 70% of large and medium-sized "new citizens" choose to solve housing problems through leases. The demand for living is strong, and there are good investment opportunities on the supply side. The apartment leasing industry has ushered in a "window period". With the housing boom and the large floating population scale, the apartment leasing market is an inevitable export to ease living.
The rapid development of the industry has also generated a number of feature requirements. In order to better manage and operate the apartment, improve the brand's premium capabilities, and increase smart devices to become the focus of each apartment rental brand.
IFREEQ is an enterprise-adjusted AIoT platform company with strong AI and IoT technology capabilities. Through its original service model, it empowers manufacturing brands in eight major fields, including security sensing, electrician lighting, and small and large home appliances, to help it realize product intelligence.
Therefore, IFREEQ integrates industry resources, cuts from "two meters and one lock", and relies on more than 30,000 smart devices to provide one-stop smart solutions for the apartment rental industry, helping the industry to transform and develop better.
Three key characteristics for smart apartment
Smart apartment amenities include devices like smart lights and smart locks, as well as integrated services like home cleaning and package delivery.
Smart apartment buildings are wired from the inside-out to connect devices, building systems, residents, and management.
Smart apartments create a better living experience for residents by incorporating services that save time, money, and hassle.
Industry customer classification
Centralized long-term lease
Through acquisition, chartering. Cooperating with developers, independent development and other ways to obtain the entire property, it is easy to produce scale effects, lower management costs in the later stage, higher standardization of apartments, more public space. Market positioning mid-to-high end.
Decentralized long lease
By signing a long-term charter contract with the landlord, the large scale requires strong management system support, high labor costs, large differences in location and form of the house, low degree of standardization of the apartment, generally no public space, low market positioning end.
Hotel-style short-term rental
Through the network platform established by the service provider for transaction operations, the scattered and small amount of listings makes it difficult to achieve intensive management, and the management cost is quite high. Compared with traditional hotels, the price has a great advantage.
Welfare Public Rent
The government plans to bid for the house. After the project is completed, there will be a special apartment operator to take over the operation. The control of the occupants is extremely high, and the standardization of the apartment is high. With policy support, the benefits are obvious, and the price is very advantageous.
Program highlights overview
Reduce costs and improve efficiency
Realize online appointment for house viewing, check-in, and rent-out; online utility meter billing, reduce manpower operation costs, and improve management efficiency
Strategize, control everything
The check-in authority is fully matched with the lease, the rent collection is controllable, the account period is shortened, and the capital flow is improved; all equipment can be controlled remotely
Energy saving and emission reduction
Turn off high-power appliances when there is no one in the room; no need to replace the lock core after rent-out, reducing expenses; equipment data on the cloud, and energy consumption management online
Attentive service, highlighting high-end
Tenants often lose keys, operators do not need to come to the door to deal with them urgently, and the tenant experience is improved; the quality of high-end apartments is improved through the whole house intelligence
Troubleshoot risks before they occur
Temporary opening authority such as cleaning, home repair, etc. is completely controllable and traceable; investigation on abnormal living risks of long-term renters who live alone
Stable system and reliable platform
IFREEQ is the construction experience of a very large intelligent device management platform; ensuring the stability and continuity of apartment operation
Self check-in experience
The tenant can complete the check-in independently, and the check-in permission exactly matches the lease, and the lease expiry authorization is invalid
Temporary authorization to open the door
Make an appointment for house inspection, clean the door, temporary password to open the door is controllable, and the record is visible
Smart remote door opening
Tenants move in/lost keys, apartment operators can open doors remotely through the back office to improve service quality and save manpower and resources
Password synchronization in real time
Tenants can modify the door lock password by themselves, and sync in real time in the cloud
Intelligent remote meter reading
Remote meter reading in the background, improve meter reading efficiency, reduce the trouble of water and electricity data entry, the system completes data recording on its own
Intelligent hydropower on/off
If the tenant is late, the apartment operator can remotely control the power on/off
Apartment operators can view historical meter reading records and accounts
No one in the room, switch off the appliances
Turn off high-power appliances, such as air conditioners and heaters, by judging whether someone is in the apartment
Scene linkage, turn on the appliances
If the tenant will come to the apartment, they can start the linkage scene through the door sensor, human sensor and other equipment to automatically turn on the electrical appliances
Flood monitoring in key areas
By monitoring the surface flooding in areas near the drainage pipes, the risk of flooding is eliminated
Automatic alert, timely processing
In case of water intrusion, notify the tenants and the property as soon as possible, and go to the door to deal with it promptly.
We face serious challenges ahead, from affordable housing shortages to climate change. Smart apartments can help us put a dent in both. It's more than having a voice assistant in your kitchen. Smart apartments represent a fundamental shift in how we live.