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What is HomeZilla

HomeZilla is a one-stop shop for Canadian home buyers to find neighbourhood information.

HomeZilla's mission is to make buying a home easier and faster. HomeZilla does this by quickly connecting you with valuable home-buying and neighbourhood information so you can make informed home buying decision

Buying a new home can be one of life's biggest challenges. On top of the financial decisions, there's also the lifestyle and location decisions: Where will you live? Is there a school nearby? Are there grocery stores nearby, or a gym? Can you walk to most amenities, or will you have to drive?

Your new neighbourhood provides will effect your lifestyle. HomeZilla wants to the process of finding the perfect area for you lifestyle faster.

What does HomeZilla offer

We are a Canadian company and HomeZilla's coverage reflects this. We have national data from sea to sea, covering the major centres like Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto as well as smaller cities such as Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and Lethbridge, Alberta.

Some of the information you can find on HomeZilla read full list:

  • Businesses near an address or within a neighbourhood (coffee shops, grocery stores, etc.)
  • Local transit information (bus stops, rapid transit, subway stops)
  • Child care services, centres, and schools in the neighbourhood.

How does HomeZilla make money

HomeZilla's short term revenue come from two sources (1) advertising and (2) selling raw access to our geodata.

For advertising, we offer real estate related companies the ability to geocode their ads to only the areas they care about. If a real estate agent is an expert on Mississauga Real Estate his ad will only appear to visitor reseaching a Mississauga address.

For geodata, HomeZilla offers paid access to our webservice API to help people get access to neighbourhood information around a given address.