Get answers to your questions
- What is Point2?
Point2 is an online real estate marketplace that helps you find the right home or real estate investment. But we’re trying to go further than this by making your experience efficient. You may search using your personal criteria, such as location, price, size, listing date, agent name, or different keywords. You may save your searches, and receive by email new listings matching your search criteria.
And this doesn’t stop here: you can check out information on neighborhoods and contact an agent of your choice from our list of real estate professionals who serve the area.
- Do I have to pay to use Point2’s property search tools?
You can use all features of Point2’s property search tool free of charge.
- Where do the listings on Point2 come from?
The listings come from brokers, agents, MLSes (Multiple Listing Services) and are updated daily.
- How can I be notified if there are new listings?
Once you create an account with us you can be sure we’ll be monitoring for you all the new listings that match your criteria. Once we have them, we’ll send you an email notification right away so that you can keep your searches up to date.
When you click on Save this search you will be prompted to enter an email address where we will send you notifications of new listings matching your search criteria.
- I found a property I’m interested in. What do I do next?
Since we do not provide brokerage services, we encourage you to contact the featured agent for that property. You can find the contact information in the right side of the property description.
- Can I buy a home on Point2?
We are not a brokerage company, so you cannot buy a home through our website. However, once you found one or more properties that interest you and you’re all set to take the next step, we encourage you to contact the featured agent for each property. You can also browse our agent directory and find a suitable broker to represent you.
- How do I save the listings or properties I’m interested in?
You can save any listing by clicking the Favorite button next to the property. You will be asked to login. Once you log in, you can review all your saved listings.
- Does the map display all the searched listings?
In order to provide you with a clear, uncluttered visualization of your listings, the map displays only the properties appearing on the current page of your searches. Once you click on another page to see the next listings resulting from your searches, the map will automatically update.
- Can I find demographics info on an area of interest?
All you need to know about a particular neighborhood comes in the form of demographics stats which you can easily check out under the Neighborhood tab. When clicking on the Neighborhood tab, you will be automatically directed to the region where you conducted your previous search. If you want to select another region, click on one of the options on the left-hand column.
- Where can I go to see my saved listings/ properties?
You can find this information stored in My Account.
Also, when you click Save this search and enter your email address, you will receive your saved list and updates with new listings. When you create an account, we start saving your listings so that you can review and compare them at any later time.
Another advantage of becoming a registered member is that you can get updates with new listings that match your searches.
- I already know the address or the #MLS of a property I’m interested in. How can I find more information on it on Point2?
Enter the address of the property on the Home page. You’ll be taken directly to the property you want where you will find typical listing information on the property such as size, price, listing date, listing agent information and listing location map. In addition, you can find the Walk Score® of the property address, neighborhood map, price history, HOA fees, tax information and mortgage rate comparisons.
- Why should I advertise on Point2?
Point2 is on the fast track to becoming Canada's favorite property search portal for homebuyers. Steadily gaining more popularity, it is now one of the most attractive places for real estate professionals to advertise their listings and services.
Traffic on the portal has skyrocketed in the past years, from 1.2M monthly visits in 2013 to 13.8 million monthly visits as of late.
By advertising on Point2, you are leveraging this massive traffic to your advantage. You can get thousands of motivated buyers and sellers to see your listings first. Getting more leads has never been easier!
- What advertising options are available?
Point2 now offers a wider range of advertising options. Depending on your needs you can choose between:
Point2 also offers banner advertising for big advertisers. Check out our Media Kit for more details on display advertising.
- What are the benefits of the Top Spot Listing Ad?
The Top Spot Listing Ad is the ultimate advertising option offered by Point2. This ad gets your listing on the #1 position in homebuyers’ search results for 30 days. On top of that, your listing gets a huge visual upgrade: it is bigger, better highlighted and it displays more property photos at a glance. This listing helps you stand out and dominate your local real estate market since there is only one Top Spot Listing Ad available for each location.
These ads are sold exclusively by phone, so you will have to call 1-888-277-9779 (for US & Canada) or 1-306-955-1855 (for other international locations) to check for prices and availability in your area.
- What are the benefits of the Gold Listing Ad?
The perfect advertising option for agents that have multiple listings that they want to advertise. The Gold Listing Ad boosts your listing’s position in search results, greatly increasing your chances to be noticed by home seekers in the area.
- What are the benefits of the Featured Agent Ad?
The Featured Agent Ad is designed to help agents boost their local exposure and attract new business. It showcases your agent profile picture and contact information on the right-hand side of homebuyers’ search results along with a link to your own website.
- I found my listing on Point2. Can I advertise it?
If your listings are already on Point2, search for one of them and go to the listing’s details page.
Right above your contact information, you will find a Promote This Listing button.
Click on that button, then proceed to create your free professional account and complete your purchase, to advertise that listing with a Gold Listing Ad.
You can also merge a new Point2 account with your existing agent profile to get control over all your listings on the website. To claim your listings, register a new professional account, log in and then click on ‘This is me’ next to your agent profile.
- My listings are not on Point2. How can I add them?
To add your listings on Point2, you will first need to register or login to your free Point2 professional account.
Once in your account you can add your listing using the ‘Add a listing’ button on the left-hand side menu. Your listings will show up on the portal once your account is validated.
Account validation is usually done within 24 business hours, but you can speed up the process if you contact our Customer Care team.
- How much does advertising cost?
The Gold Listing Ad is $49.99/mo and the Featured Agent Ad is $29.99/mo.
- Why do I need a Point2 account?
Setting up a free Point2 account as a real estate professional will allow you to add listings on the portal free of charge and advertise them for extra exposure.
Also, from your Point2 account you get to see how many views and clicks you get for each of your advertised listings, along with the locations where they showed up.