Zillow, Inc. announced that Engel & Völkers®, one of the world's leading premium residential real estate companies, will partner with Zillow® on U.S. marketing and distribute for-sale listings to Zillow.
Now, Engel & Völkers' listings will be seen by Zillow's 46 million monthly mobile and Web visitors, and automatically will appear on the Zillow Real Estate Network, which includes Zillow.com®, Zillow Mobile, Yahoo!® Homes, Google™ Now and, soon, HGTV®'s FrontDoor™.
With the strategic marketing program, Engel & Völkers' agents also will receive preferred marketing benefits. The partnership helps agents, buyers and sellers by ensuring anyone can easily access current and accurate Engel & Völkers' for-sale listings with high-quality photos, detailed descriptions and enhanced Engel & Völkers' branding.
"We're thrilled to welcome Engel & Völkers as they expand into the United States residential real estate market. Zillow's marketing program will help their U.S. agents reach tens of millions of home shoppers and sellers, and give them access to online marketing tools and listing distribution to the leading real estate network," said Greg Schwartz, chief revenue officer at Zillow.
"With Zillow's marketing program, our advisors and their clients' listings will reach the largest audience on the Web and mobile devices," said Anthony Hitt, chief operating officer at Engel & Völkers U.S. "Now our advisors will be even more visible to the tens of millions of consumers shopping on Zillow, Google Now and Yahoo! Homes, maintaining the high level of service Engel & Völkers is recognized for worldwide."
From its beginning in 1977, Engel & Völkers, has operated as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world's leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property and yachts. Engel & Völkers opened its first brokerage in the United States in 2006 extending its global network of 3,800 real estate advisors in 482 residential brokerages and 39 commercial offices spanning 36 countries offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its agents with an array of high quality business services; marketing programs and tools; cutting edge mobile, social and web technologies; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals and data.