In line with the newest trade perception from Searchland, the event website sourcing specialists, simply 13% of UK property professionals are nervous that AI know-how might make their position throughout the office out of date sooner or later.
The research commissioned by Searchland surveyed UK property professionals on their attitudes to AI and whether or not or not they’d already adopted the know-how throughout the office.
Whereas fears of robots changing folks could have made the headlines in latest months, simply 13% of these surveyed said that they have been involved that AI know-how might make their job position out of date sooner or later.
In the case of the advantages of AI, the trade is break up, with half believing that AI know-how may also help enhance the best way we work throughout the property sector, whereas half don’t.
Those who did consider that AI tech might be finest utilized when automating and streamlining laborious or time consuming duties, together with knowledge gathering, processing and evaluation.
Simply 13% of these surveyed said that their firm had already adopted AI know-how, with knowledge processing being the most typical space of utility.
Nevertheless, 84% agreed that know-how can solely accomplish that a lot with out the steerage of a human being, with an additional 78% believing that being too reliant on know-how might be detrimental to the service they can provide.
Simply over half (51%) went on to say that the perfect strategy with regards to coping with shoppers is to make use of a mix of individuals and know-how.
Searchland is one such firm making AI work throughout the property sector, having just lately built-in fashionable AI know-how into their platform to make the customarily arduous job of figuring out appropriate land plots a far simpler endeavour for builders.
The AI powered interface permits builders to ask questions of a given council’s native planning paperwork, each adopted and rising. Slightly than having to manually trawl by way of a 300+ web page doc looking for the reply themselves, Searchland’s customers at the moment are offered with a succinct paragraph reply generated by the platform’s AI know-how.
Co-founder and CEO of Searchland, Mitchell Fasanya stated, “AI has develop into a little bit of a buzz phrase in latest months, with corporations trying to leap on the bandwagon simply because they suppose they need to. It’s presently the ‘in factor’ and it’s maybe because of this that the trade hasn’t actually thought-about its potential capabilities and functions.
Nevertheless, AI is already proving a useful device and even in its infancy it’s being utilised to significantly scale back course of timelines, enhance operational effectivity and enhance the service supplied to the buyer.
On this respect, it’s the following chapter of the Proptech story and we’re already seeing huge names throughout the sector sit up and take discover, with Rightmove bringing an AI skilled onto its board simply this week.
AI isn’t about changing folks, it’s about permitting these folks to work to the perfect of their skills. At Searchland, we’ve carried out AI tech to assist enhance our product and proposition, including worth to the buyer, however not on the expense of our workforce of excellent people.”