What is Makanapna.com?
Makanapna.com is an online property website committed towards helping users make wise and profitable decisions regarding buying, selling, renting and leasing of properties in India. Makaan.com provides fresh approach to its users to search for properties to buy and/or rent and lists their properties for selling and/or leasing.
Why the name Makanapna.com?
Naming is a ritual in India as it reflects the sentiment and aspiration of the elders from the new born. When we were conceptualizing an online property website that would help buyers and sellers, the first name that came to the mind was Makanapna.com as it is the most commonly used word among the Indian real-estate fraternity (property seekers, agents and builders). Most Indians also refer to their dream house as "Makanapna".
What do we promise?
Makanapna.com promises to be the most preferred way of finding your dream property and is committed to help you make a wiser property decision as a buyer or a seller. Over a period of time, we want our esteemed users to acknowledge Makanapna.com as an "expert friend" that can help them make one of their biggest and most important decisions in life in a sharper, faster and easier way.
How is Makanapna.com different?
An expert friend.
Makanapna.com is an expert friend, who helps the user make wise property decisions. Once the users start using Makanapna.com, they will acknowledge it as a much better way to search for and advertise properties, not only in comparison to other online websites, but also when compared to the traditional print classifieds.
Easy to use
Three fundamental pillars for Makanapna.com are user experience, product and analytics. Makanapna.com has been designed keeping the users at the center stage. We do not overload the users with all the information that exists. We have incorporated advanced search functionalities, which help you find the information that you need in a non-intrusive manner and in the least possible time.
Makanapna.com has taken great pains to conduct usability studies and we strongly believe that we appeal to the users of all ages, across geographies. We have incorporated a number of design elements that will surprise you, once you start using our services.
Makanapna.com has been credited with many innovations in the Indian property market. Some of them are highlighted here
- Makanapna.com Property Index (MPI) is the 1st property index in the Indian market to track movement in residential property prices across key cities. It is a tool to empower homebuyers and industry players with up-to date information related property price movement. MPI aims to provide a direction to the buyer so that they invest their hard earned money in the right manner.
- Makanapna.com Buy Vs Rent Index (MBRI) helps users decide if it is beneficial to buy a property or stay on Rent thru a easy to use and understand index. These decisions are traditionally taken with gut feel or with guidance of a close relative / friend, leaving scope for error. MBRI helps answer the questions based on research & data analysis.
- Makanapna.com on mobile is the 1st property website to be designed specifically for the "on the go users". The site is not a strip down version of desktop, but designed considering the requirements of mobile users. Key interfaces like Home and Search screens are optimized for speed & usability. The site introduced the concept of "photo view" for the 1st time in India.