Zillow Inc. has 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."