New partnership brings ultimate real estate guide to Okanagan Homeseekers.

REW joins forces with Castanet.net, the Okanagan’s most popular community news platform.

Date14.05.2024
Words byAaron Eccles
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Searching for homes in the Okanagan just got a whole lot more powerful thanks to an exciting new partnership between Castanet.net, the region’s top community news site, and REW.ca, BC’s most popular home search platform.

For nearly 25 years, Okanagan residents have relied on Castanet.net as their source of news and information. The Kelowna-based company started as a local news source, but has since expanded its coverage to include regional, national and international news, as well as updates on everything from local businesses, sports and community events.

With over 2.4 million monthly unique visitors, Castanet.net has unparalleled reach in the Okanagan. Combined with the 16 million homeseekers who trust REW for their homesearch, this partnership will offer the largest community of engaged homeseekers in the entire Okanagan region.

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How the partnership works for Homeseekers.

From May 15th, 2024, Homeseekers will be able to access REW’s comprehensive property listings right from the Castanet.net home page. From Kamloops to Kelowna and Peachland to Penticton, the experience buying and selling a home in the Okanagan will be dramatically elevated.

“From their heritage-styled headquarters in the centre of Kelowna to the incredible daily engagement they have on their website from people across the region, it's clear that Castanet is a force in the Okanagan,” says REW President Simon Bray. “At REW, we’re really excited about the complimentary fit between our two platforms and bringing high-quality real estate content to life for homeseekers interested in the region.”

Start your home search today at rew.ca/okanagan.

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How the partnership works for real estate professionals.

For agents, developers and other real estate professionals, the partnership gives them access to REW’s community of 16 million engaged Homeseekers. Plus they’ll be able to tap into REW’s suite of products and services, allowing them to boost listings, promote their services and receive essential information about real estate trends in their area.

Castanet's Senior Vice President, Chris Kearney says he’s excited to represent REW.ca in the Thompson Okanagan. "Castanet already works with premier agents and new home developers throughout the Okanagan. We look forward to providing our clients fresh marketing opportunities that speak directly to homeseekers. Castanet will heavily promote the REW.ca brand in the Okanagan to ensure maximum local traffic and advertising results for our clients."

If you’re an agent or developer in the Okanagan looking to reach the most engaged homeseekers in BC, please email [email protected].

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From their heritage-styled headquarters in the centre of Kelowna to the incredible daily engagement they have on their website from people across the region, it's clear that Castanet is a force in the Okanagan.

Simon Bray

President - Real Estate Works

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Get to know Castanet.net.

Founded in 2000 by Nick Frost, Castanet.net offers a mix of original reporting, aggregated news from other sources, and user-generated content.

One of the key functions of Castanet.net is to provide timely and relevant news and information to its audience. It aims to keep the community informed about important events, developments, and issues that impact their lives. Additionally, the website serves as a platform for community engagement, allowing users to comment on articles, participate in forums, and submit their own news stories and photos.

Glacier Media - REW’s parent company - acquired Castanet Media in the spring of 2019 due to its growing reach and reputation in the Okanagan region.

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