5 Ways to Search for a Home with the New REW.CA


Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 — 11:42am PST
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REW, Canada’s premier real estate portal, has announced their new name: Real Estate Wire. It is the only site in BC where you can find all property listings, new home developments and industry news – in one place.

The rebrand reflects the company’s goal to be the #1 source for real estate search across Canada. Helping people with the most comprehensive property information available online, and critical industry insights in order to achieve their real estate goals. All while providing the best home search experience possible.

I took the new Real Estate Wire out for a spin and found several ways to do an effective property search.

5 Ways to Search for a Home with the New REW.CA

In addition to searching by price, neighbourhood and keywords, the portal recently launched new property search features, here are some of my favourites:

  1. The first option is to search using the map. Zoom in, zoom out, toggle the map in every direction and pin-point listings in your dream neighbourhood.
  2. Second, you have all of the standard features of a real estate search at your fingertips: Number of bedrooms and bathrooms, square footage, search by the year the property was built, and your minimum/maximum price.
  3. Ready to start looking at houses right now? You can Search Upcoming Open Houses.
  4. Want to see what schools are nearby for the kids? You can Search By Schools to see public and private schools in each neighbourhood listing.
  5. Location, location, location! Search by Building if something has caught your eye.

Enter to Win an Amazon Echo

REW offers smart searches so it’s only fitting that they have offered up a prize (to TWO lucky Miss604 readers) that can make their homes smart!

I have two Amazon Echo systems to give away. With the Amazon Echo, you can do everything from turn on smart switches (lights, heat, A/C like John and I do) to ask for directions, calculations, news, play games, control your TV, place online order, play radio stations, and much more.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Click below to get another entry by posting on Twitter:
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I will draw two winners at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, November 23, 2017. The prize is one Amazon Echo 2nd generation (available November 28th) for each winner. This contest is sponsored by REW.CA.

Follow #TheNewREW on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest for more information.

Update The winners are Scott and @kimba420!

Disclosure: Sponsored Post
This contest is sponsored by Real Estate Wire

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191 comments

  1. Bekki says:

    Ooh this would be fun to have!

  2. Vickie Conn says:

    OMG… would LOVE one of these

  3. Maryanne says:

    We would love this!

  4. Michael says:

    Cool… would love to get one!

  5. Cheryl Green says:

    What a perfect partner! Someone who would actually listen to me! Yahoooo!

  6. Christie MacDougall says:

    I would love to win this!

  7. Kristina says:

    Congrats, REW! Would love to win. Thanks.

  8. Rebecca f says:

    Yes please and thank you

  9. Bonnie K says:

    This would be awesome!

  10. Greg L. says:

    thanks

  11. Narceli says:

    Yes, please! Thank you!

  12. Cristina says:

    I think I *need* this in my life! Full time working parent, my hands are always full!

  13. Donna says:

    Cool gadget!

  14. Marisa. P says:

    I, for one, worship our new computer overlords.

  15. Scott says:

    Thanks for sharing this news miss604, what a great website!

  16. OJ says:

    Would love an echo!

  17. Trish Huston says:

    This would be great,thanks!

  18. Luc says:

    Talk to me Alexa!

  19. Virginia L says:

    This would be so much fun!

  20. Lori says:

    Very cool. Would love to win one of these!

  21. Tasha Schermerhorn says:

    Would love to win one

  22. Tracy says:

    Cool prize!

  23. Rob M says:

    The missus would loooooove this!

  24. Peony says:

    Got our first home via Rew! Love to get the cool gadget😍

  25. Caroline L. says:

    Pretty awesome gadget. It would definitely make life easier

  26. Brandon says:

    I have always wanted to try the Amazon echo

  27. Ryan Exley says:

    Looks great.

  28. Stephanie says:

    Thanks for sharing! I’d love to have one of these gadgets in my home 🙂

  29. Sonya Mann says:

    Would love to win! Also Rew.ca is my go to! 😄

  30. Kathleen B says:

    My husband would love this

  31. Jessica Tan says:

    I’d love one of these!

  32. Jeannie says:

    My husband would love this!!

  33. Katie Lawrence says:

    Oooo we’ve always wanted one of these ☺️

  34. Jonnie says:

    I would love to try this out!

  35. Shara Cody says:

    Ha! I thought it was a speaker.

  36. wendy hutton says:

    this would be great to have thanks

  37. denise says:

    thanks for the chance. this would be amazing.

  38. Tony Eidher says:

    I’m Android all the way!

  39. Linda Webster says:

    An Amazon Echo is just what I need to make my life easier. Great giveaway!

  40. Eva says:

    Neat prize!

  41. ivy pluchinsky says:

    This is so awesome! Look at how far technology has come! Man this would be so cool! Do you think Santa would bring me one if I ask him for it?

  42. Kristen Macgregor says:

    So fascinated by the Echo!

  43. Teresa says:

    It would be so great to try one

  44. Amy says:

    Would love to score this tech for home!

  45. Heidi P says:

    Love to be able to control my home & also my music. What a spiffy little gadget to have in the home to make life a little easier. Love that Amazon Echo is a HANDS FREE speaker that one controls with their voice – how #KEWL is that. Love that I could switch on a lamp, turn on the coffee maker and even turn on the TV.

    Thanks @miss604.com for this fabulous giveaway and to make LIFE a WEE bit simpler.

  46. Sabrina says:

    I really want to win this and finally try it out!

  47. Kam says:

    This is an awesome prize! Thanks for the chance REW.ca and Miss604!!!

  48. Christine W says:

    Would love to win that! 🙂

  49. Marcus says:

    This would be a fun toy to have!

  50. Tara Williams says:

    Would be so grateful to add this to my life

  51. Andrea D says:

    I would loooooove an Amazon Echo!! It’s actually the number one thing on my wish list this year so I would be so excited to win it!! ❤️🤞🤞

  52. Jeff says:

    Would love to win one! Technology!

  53. Shelley says:

    An amazon echo would be amazing!

  54. Eileen says:

    I’d love this!!

  55. Betty S says:

    These machines fascinate me and what they can do

  56. Diane T says:

    This would be a cool addition to my house!

  57. wen says:

    I didn’t know such smart device existed. THanks!

  58. Lester C says:

    Thanks!

  59. Nim H says:

    I would totally love to have one!!

  60. Mandy says:

    I’ll be sure to try out their new search abilities. We’re always looking at what’s in the market.

  61. Julia says:

    I hold Open Houses for Realtors in my office-this would be great to show people.

  62. Julia says:

    This would be great to promote at my Open Houses!

  63. Andrea says:

    Would love to win this!!

  64. Hugo says:

    Need Alexa!!!

  65. Henry says:

    Rew.ca is my go to website for real estate searches. So easy to use, i love it!

  66. Jason B says:

    Would be a great gift.

  67. Cairine says:

    This would be a fun gift, if you couldn’t use it yourself you could use it as a Christmas gift for someone else.

  68. Jenn K says:

    I am so curious to try this gadget out!

  69. GC says:

    Amazing Echo looks good

  70. Candace Cheung says:

    I’ve been weary of talking to a device but I’d love to get my feet wet finally.

  71. Dannielle says:

    Would love this!

  72. Bonnie VD says:

    Looks interesting – would love to own one.

  73. Natalie V says:

    Very cool! Thanks!

  74. Alex says:

    Nice – would love to have this

  75. Darren says:

    Very cool. Thanks

  76. Shirley S says:

    An Amazon Echo would be amazing! Thanks for the chance!

  77. Jazzy says:

    This would be awesome to have!

  78. Diana Serban says:

    Would love to try this out.. slowly bringing more technology into the home 🙂

  79. Linda says:

    I would love to get this for my mom.

  80. Claire says:

    It would be a great addition to the house. Thanks!

  81. Kathy says:

    A neat gadget to have!

  82. Ted says:

    This would be great to have for my music, TV and all the other things that it controls. Like magic!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  83. Ted says:

    Would be great for music and the TV. Thanks for the chance to win.

  84. Lisa Nguyen says:

    This would be cool to have! 🙂

  85. Ian says:

    I would like to play with this practical toy.

  86. Behzad says:

    would love this

  87. Maureen says:

    I wonder how the Amazon Echo compares to the Google Home?

  88. Aindrea says:

    Merry Christmas Everyone!!!

  89. Tainan Lu says:

    This would be awesome

  90. janine says:

    would love to win, thanks for the chance! Tweeted @tofeelalive

  91. Nicole B says:

    This would be fantastic!!

  92. Marsha Arditti says:

    a neat gadget

  93. Meekyung says:

    I would love to win

  94. Yong Chen says:

    Cool prize

  95. Amanda T. says:

    I would love to win.

  96. Laura says:

    The Echo has been on our radar, would love to win one!

  97. Steve says:

    I would love to win this, we now have some smart “objects” to control, but no controller like the Echo.

  98. Shelley says:

    I’m looking for a home to buy right now. How perfect would The Echo be.

  99. Lisa R says:

    This would be super cool to have!

  100. crystal porter says:

    Looks like a neat little system

  101. L. Marie says:

    Congratulations REW! A great giveaway, technology can definitely be fun.

  102. J Johnson says:

    Do I hear an Echo Echo Echo (with some bunnymen) in my future?

  103. Iris N says:

    I’m curious to try this.

  104. Erin N says:

    This is so awesome! thank you for the chance to win!

  105. Shannon says:

    So fun!

  106. Scoty says:

    Interested in trying this out!

  107. Shannon S. says:

    This would make a great Christmas gift!

  108. adam says:

    would love this for the house!

  109. ariel c says:

    my husband would love this prize

  110. Calvin F. says:

    Great stuff! Thanks for hosting this giveaway. I tweeted.

  111. Laurence Price says:

    Great Giveaway. The Amazon Echo is an excellent product. Amazon is the best.

  112. Wayne Couzens says:

    Wow would be a great start to a smart home

  113. LILLIAN BROWN says:

    Thanks our family would love this

  114. Sandy Couzens says:

    Oh this would be so helpful in our lives. We are seniors and wouldn’t it be Great to he a head of our kids in technology for a change 🙂 Thank you Miss604 for this Fantastic Holiday Giveaway !!

  115. Joanne C says:

    Cool prize!

  116. Mike Flaman says:

    Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  117. I would adore an Amazon Echo

  118. Tammy says:

    Amazing
    Thank you

  119. tania says:

    I would love to win this!

  120. rino says:

    I’d love one of these!

  121. Charity Banman says:

    Good luck everyone.

  122. Tazim says:

    This looks so great!

  123. Patricia says:

    Thank you for the opportunity for a great Christmas present! 🎄😊

  124. kandi h says:

    would love to win this!

  125. Suzanne G says:

    This would be so much fun to win.

  126. Chris Anderson says:

    Would love to try this out! Always wanted to know what these smart home products are like. Good luck all!

  127. Julie Bolduc says:

    Such a great giveaway

  128. Clare O'Brien says:

    This would be fun to try out!

  129. Tracey says:

    Great new search features on Real Estate Wire!

  130. Chris Fay says:

    It’s not clear to me why the internet hasn’t made realtors obsolete. They have no specials skills besides connecting buyers to sellers. But still, I’d love an Amazon Echo!

  131. Heather says:

    I’m excited to check out the new REW after writing this comment!

  132. Nicole H. says:

    I think this would be an awesome prize to win.

  133. Lindsay Marsh says:

    I’ll check out the new REW!

  134. Merisa says:

    Pick me \o/

  135. Kelly says:

    Nice revamp of the site!

  136. Kelley Moore says:

    My husband and kids wpuld love to have this

  137. I live in a rough neighbourhood so would feel a little safer having this. Thanks

  138. Jessica G says:

    Life has changed so much! But innovation is life

  139. Tabby72 says:

    I’ve heard of the Echo and would love to try it out.

  140. Sandra S says:

    Awesome, thanks for the chance!

  141. Marcie says:

    This sounds awesome!

  142. Steven S says:

    I would like to win one

  143. Hadley says:

    My mom needs this.

  144. Lynne M says:

    This is so cool! We love new technology so we’d love to try it out!

  145. Jeff Grierson says:

    I want to win this robot!

  146. emma berry says:

    This would be so great to have !! 🙂

  147. nina bergeron says:

    i would love to win this!

  148. Diana says:

    This is awesome

  149. David kemsley says:

    Yes please always wanted one of these

  150. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    This would be an awesome Christmas gift!

  151. Sean says:

    This would be cool

  152. Rosa Cross says:

    This would be a great prize to win.

  153. Sara says:

    Great prize! Would love to try out this technology! 🙂

  154. Melissa Black says:

    thank you for the chance! awesome prize and one that our household would find very useful indeed

  155. Sunshine H says:

    This would be amazing!

  156. Shawn Altorio says:

    I’m looking to start making my home smart, and this would be a great way to start that.

  157. Elaine C says:

    This appears to be a nice gadget

  158. Cassandra Kazlovskis says:

    This gadget looks so helpful! Thanks for the chance!

  159. Michael Kwan says:

    Just in time for Alexa’s arrival in Canada!

  160. Sarah says:

    I have heard great things about this product and would be interested to see how it could work for our family. Thanks!

  161. Ryan says:

    I would love to have one!!

  162. Kenny L says:

    REW.CA sounds like a handy website!

  163. Geoff Shellard says:

    When own my new condo if it weren’t for this site! Thanks REW!

  164. Jackie M says:

    Thanks for the chance! This would be perfect in our home!

  165. maria says:

    Cool prize!!

  166. Connie says:

    Love REW.ca and Love this Prize! ❤

  167. Caryn Coates says:

    Thanks so much for the chance 🙂

  168. Emma says:

    This would be so cool!

  169. Taigi says:

    As always, great prizes and info.

  170. Kati says:

    Would love to win this!

  171. Carolyn says:

    My husband would LOVE this

  172. Carolyn says:

    My husband would hate this – but the kids would love it

  173. Henry says:

    I was just on REW checking out a new building project. Good coincidence.

  174. Steven says:

    Great prize for the home!

  175. Adrian says:

    Nice..thanks for the opportunity

  176. Jenn says:

    Sounds awesome. Perfect for listening to my podcasts!

  177. David Kwan says:

    This would be an awesome gadget for my new (to me) first home!

  178. Leanne S says:

    This is very cool!

  179. Jason B says:

    Cool gadget

  180. Maritess S says:

    Thanks for the chance 🤞🍀 This one smart gadget I need in our house.

  181. Alison Lewis-Nicholson says:

    Great idea to add extra search criteria. Would love an echo!

  182. Nicole says:

    REW.ca has some really good articles!

  183. Eddie says:

    Definitely worth winning!
    Thanks

  184. Martha says:

    Sounds like something I could use!

  185. Christie says:

    LOVE REW! Great source of information for anyone who invests in real estate like we do!

  186. Elizabeth Kenny says:

    This would be an amazing christmas gift for my boyfriend.

  187. Steven says:

    This would be great to win!

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