Zillow teases Canadian listings at conference

The real estate portal giant discussed plans to add North-of-the-border properties to its U.S. website and app

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A Zillow executive told real estate professionals in Canada about its plans to add Canadian property listings to its popular U.S. website at the Ontario Real Estate Association's REALiTY 2018 Conference on Wednesday, echoing similar remarks from another Zillow spokesperson last fall. Such listings would presumably allow U.S. buyers and renters the ability to search Zillow.com and the Zillow app for desirable properties north of the border. Inman did not attend the conference, but Zillow confirmed to us on Wednesday that it was "exploring" adding listings for properties in Canada sometime in 2018. Conference attendees posted on Twitter about the presentation by Zillow Chief Industry Development Officer Errol Samuelson. "You could hear a pin drop," Ontario Real Estate Association CEO Tim Hudak wrote. "Room goes silent to hear Zillow plans for Canada." Zillow first announced back in October 2017 that it planned to add Canadian listings to its U.S. site. A company spokesp...