CALGARY, July 16, 2013 /CNW/ - WeList, Calgary's biggest
for-sale-by-owner company, joins the ComFree family, Canada's
commission-free real estate network.
Nathan McCully founded WeList in 1999. Its website receives tens of
thousands of monthly hits and hosts hundreds of listings. WeList.com
has now become a marketing platform and will host ComFree Commonsense
McCully will stay on with Alberta's ComFree Commonsense Network to serve
the customers he has grown to love.
"The ComFree network strives to provide Canadians with an exceptional
of service for a flat fee, helping them sell their homes successfully
while saving thousands in commission. And to reach this goal, we've
found the perfect ally in Nathan McCully," says Lukas Lhotsky, ComFree
network's vice-president of corporate development and operational
strategy. "In our talks, Nathan shared his passion and belief in our
model. Based on the same mission, he developed a wonderful brand and
business in Calgary."
"The WeList.com marketing platform will give us significant presence and
market share in one of Canada's most vibrant real estate markets," adds
Lhotsky. "Even more importantly, it benefits home sellers. That's why
it's such a natural fit for us."
McCully said he's thrilled about what the deal means for Calgarians.
"They're getting the greatest visibility in the real estate industry.
We've just dramatically improved Calgarians' chances of selling their
homes," explains McCully.
"For the first time, they have exposure on WeList.com, plus ComFree Commonsense Network's full suite of services and support,
including visibility on comfree.com and an MLS® listing featured on REALTOR.ca."
Scott Bollinger, ComFree Commonsense Network's broker, says: "We hope
Calgarians are as excited by this as we are. Home sellers will benefit
from the great visibility WeList's cherished local brand offers,
combined with our brokerage's exceptional exposure and professional
support. From helping them set the right selling price to guiding them
through negotiations and the legal paperwork at closing, we aim to help
them sell the ComFree 'Commonsense' way."
About ComFree Commonsense Network Brokerage: The Alberta brokerage is part of the ComFree family, a national
network of commission-free real estate companies, all owned by
Bytheowner Inc, including a sister brokerage in Ontario and
for-sale-by-owner operations in Quebec, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Canadians have sold nearly 130,000 homes through the network, saving
more than $1.5 billion in commissions.
About WeList.com: Calgary's for-sale-by-owner operation was founded in 1999 by Nathan
McCully. It boasts hundreds of listings and tens of thousands of
monthly visits to WeList.com. Terms of the WeList acquisition were not disclosed.
SOURCE: ComFree Commonsense Network
For further information:
Director of Public Relations, ComFree Network