Zillow has more than doubled its agreements with brokers and franchisors in Canada.
SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today it has signed listing agreements with additional brokers and franchisors in Canada including HomeLife Real Estate Canada, Sage Real Estate, and Your Choice Realty. All new partners will display listings on Zillow's mobile app and website, which will include a description and photos of the property, and prominently feature the listing agent – with contact information – as well as a link to the brokerage or franchise website.
By displaying listings on Zillow, broker and franchisor listings get exposure to millions of global home shoppers, including more than half a million unique Canadian users per month.
"We're thrilled each time we welcome more Canadian partners in displaying their listings on Zillow.com, because it's a win for brokers, agents and consumers. Our Canadian partnerships are already driving increased traffic to Zillow, with more than half a million Canadian home shoppers visiting each month," said Errol Samuelson, Zillow Group Chief Industry Development Officer."
"We are excited for this mutually beneficial partnership with Zillow because HomeLife believes that utilizing technology and adapting to today's consumer are crucial evolutions in real estate," said Andrew Cimerman, HomeLife Founder and CEO. "HomeLife prides itself on being a leader in delivering technology focused initiatives and the partnership with Zillow is a great example of that."
"We are so happy to be amongst the first Canadian Brokerages to partner with Zillow in Canada," said Evan Sage, Co-founder and Vice President of Growth & Development, Sage Real Estate. "When looking to make this decision, we recognized that we shared a core philosophy with Zillow when it comes to putting the consumer's interests first by maximizing the exposure for our seller clients' homes."
"Your Choice Realty is always looking for additional opportunities to gain exposure for our clients' properties," said Catherine Johnson, Vice President and Broker of Record, Your Choice Realty. "Partnering with Zillow is a natural fit as it is one of the largest real estate networks on the web."
Zillow has also signed listing agreements with Coldwell Banker Mountain Central, Coldwell Banker Ronan Realty, Royal Heritage Realty, Sam McDadi Real Estate, Sutton Group Heritage Realty Inc., and TrilliumWest Real Estate.
Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with great real estate professionals. Zillow serves the full lifecycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. Zillow Offers provides homeowners in some metropolitan areas with the opportunity to receive offers to purchase their home from Zillow. When Zillow buys a home, it will make necessary updates and list the home for resale on the open market.
In addition to Zillow.com, Zillow operates the most popular suite of mobile real estate apps, with more than two dozen apps across all major platforms. Launched in 2006, Zillow is owned and operated by Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) and headquartered in Seattle.
Zillow is a registered trademark of Zillow, Inc. Zillow Offers is a trademark of Zillow, Inc.
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