There are certain industries where technology is just starting to scratch the surface of disruption, and real estate is one of them. Since taking over the online real estate brokerage from Rogers Communications, and raising $1.35 million, Zoocasa has hit the ground running.
Turns out 2017 might be the year when B.C. home buyers will finally get a break. But don’t bother throwing a party, yet.
Thanks in large part to the rise of big data, technology is both helping consumers find the right agents and helping everyone be better informed about the actual state of the market.
BNN speaks with Canadian real estate website Zoocasa.com's managing editor Penelope Graham. We'll find out whether affordability is going to be further out of reach this year for buyers in Toronto and Vancouver.
Zoocasa, resurrected last year by Lauren Haw after it failed against the real estate establishment, now aspires to be the Uber of the Canadian housing market.