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Zoocasa makes buying or selling a home in Vancouver and Victoria a better experience for consumers

January 9, 2014

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West coasters can now search for homes, find top agents, and get cash
back

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ – Zoocasa, a licensed real estate brokerage and one of Canada’s fastest growing
online and mobile real estate destinations, today announced it is
providing new services to home buyers and sellers in the Greater
Vancouver
area and Victoria, giving consumers the ability to search homes for sale across the database of MLS listings along with access to innovative
tools.

“Consumers have indicated that they want to go online not just to find
their next home, but also to find the right agent to help them,” says
Lawrence Dale, Group Head of Real Estate Business for Zoocasa. “Our
goal is to provide consumers with a one-stop seamless experience for
all of their real estate needs, and we are now delivering this
experience to consumers across Vancouver and Victoria.”

Better than having their own agents, Zoocasa has partnered with agents
from top brands and brokerages, including Sutton West Coast Realty and
Re/Max.  Consumers can now find, compare and connect with pre-qualified
and experienced real estate agents that have been handpicked by
Zoocasa. As an additional bonus, when a consumer closes the sale or
purchase of a home with a Zoocasa partner agent, they receive a rebate worth thousands of dollars in cash and gift cards typically exceeding
$2,000.00.

Almost 90 per cent of consumers start their home search online,
according to a joint study from the National Association of Realtors®
and Google.  Zoocasa’s own internal research also shows that over half
the people who use Zoocasa’s website are committed to engaging an agent
within a matter of weeks, if not days.

When customers are ready to buy or sell their home, Zoocasa makes hiring
a professional real estate agent easy. They stand behind each partner
agent and provide ongoing consumer support throughout the transaction.

Zoocasa offers home buyers and sellers smarter and better services,
including the ability to:

  • Search all homes
  • Receive daily alerts when new homes come on the market
  • Evaluate the value of their home with Zoopraisal
  • Search agent profiles and connect with top agents
  • Earn cashback on buying or selling their home
  • Calculate mortgages and see current lender rates

To learn more about Zoocasa, visit www.zoocasa.com.

About Zoocasa

Zoocasa, a licensed brokerage and a wholly owned subsidiary of Rogers
Communications and part of the Local Digital Services group, is a
Canadian online and mobile real estate destination assisting consumers
who are looking to buy or sell their home. With over 6 million visits
in 2012 alone, Zoocasa provides an innovative digital solution that
helps Canadians search all homes, find a top agent and get a rebate. 
For more information, please visit www.zoocasa.com.

SOURCE Zoocasa