Leading US property portal, Zillow, has announced that nine additional brokers and franchisors in Canada have signed listing agreements with the real estate giant, including HomeLife Real Estate Canada, Sage Real Estate, and Your Choice Realty. The new partners will be hosting their listings on Zillow, which will include descriptions and photos of the property, and feature the listings agents along with their contact information and a link back 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."
Among other listing agreements made with Zillow are Coldwell Banker Mountain Central, Coldwell Banker Ronan Realty, Royal Heritage Realty, Sam McDadi Real Estate, Sutton Group Heritage Realty Inc., and TrilliumWest Real Estate.
Edited by V. Haviland
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