From the 5th May and for the next 3 days the “Salon Inmobiliario Internacional de Madrid,” (SIMA) opened its doors in atime of property market growth in Spain.

Over 200 companies were present.

With over 200 companies presenting their developments worldwide and brokerage services, SIMA expo is a good opportunity for agents worldwide to present their investment options and country characteristics. New developments represented 60% of the property offers available. The countries represented this year in SIMA were Mexico, Dominican Republic, Peru, Panama, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, Hungary, Portugal, U.K., USA and Singapore and meant a significant growth in the number and quality of the internationals present at the exhibit.

An interesting start-up.

One of the main subjects discussed at SIMA 2016 was the presentation of a startup company who is trying to change the way that property search has been made for the last 20 years. The idea and patented system were presented by Pedro Moreno, a Portuguese architectwhobelievesthis is the future of real estate lead generation.

Dynamic Referral system.

The Dynamic Referral System was created and developed in Portugal by Jorge Próspero dos Santos. The system is quite simple and the main feature of it includes all the corporate and social elements of the real estate market community through a powerful marketing tool called the Real Estate Point. "With this everyone can be a DRS Agent, anywhere in the world, and profit from it,” Moreno said.

This Real Estate Platform will be launched on the 12th May 2016 and several international real estate groups are getting involved in this new strategy. He went on to say that this could be the biggest challenge to the "traditional real estate market since the introduction of the internet...websites”

Visitor numbers up.

The number of visitors this year was bigger than the past two years and was attributed to a growth in the general demand of properties worldwide.

Many of the visitors were searching for second homes and investment opportunities abroad. The market recovery in the future promises to take place in a more solid and structured way than in the past decades.