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Canada’s leading real estate portal now available to everyone

Vancouver, BC (July 7, 2020) – Real Estate Wire (REW) is transforming the way Canadians find their next home. With the introduction of rental properties to their already renowned and trusted real estate platform, REW is providing an easy and safe way for anyone to buy, sell, or rent property.

“In recent years, we’ve seen generational and economic factors drive a trend towards rentals,” said Simon Bray, REW President. “We’re excited to add rental listings to our real estate marketplace. We believe that renters should have access to the same great tools, insights, and resources as buyers. Whatever ‘home’ means to you; it can now be found on REW.”

REW was established in 2011 with a singular mission: to help Canadians find their next home. Since then, REW has grown to become one of Canada’s largest home search portals, with a host of services, including national MLS listings, user-friendly agent recommendations, property valuation data, and more. Their most recent addition of rental properties will give renters access to the same high-quality experience and innovative tools that buyers have come to depend on.

“Everyone should have an opportunity to find a home they love,” added Bray. “Whether it’s buying a new development, browsing a listing down the street, or finding a great rental apartment, REW has created a comprehensive home search experience that is trusted, secure, and easy to use.”

REW is working exclusively with trusted property management companies to ensure rental listings have been vetted and meet REW’s quality management standards. There are already over 10,000 rental listings available on in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario, with expansion plans underway for the rest of Canada.

REW is the top real estate platform in British Columbia. According to a recent REW survey, three times more people prefer using REW over any other real estate platform in BC. Data from the survey also found that the COVID-19 pandemic had negatively impacted 38% of respondent’s financial ability to buy a home, creating an even bigger demand for the rental service provided by REW.

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About REW:

Real Estate Wire (REW) is the leading real estate marketplace and information hub across Canada. Whether you're buying, selling, renting, or simply perusing, REW provides you with a fast and easy home search experience, and arms you with the information and connections you need to find your next home.

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