Real Estate Search by Map. When you are older you may know about quality real estate maps It has been a long time, and many years in getting quality local real estate maps to real estate investors, home-buyers, and real estate professionals. As a startup advisor told me. If you work on very advance innovation and disruptive new real estate technology, you can watch the bloody floating bodies of other failed startups floating by. He meant this in a humorous and factual way.
Many startups and real estate portals have tried to fix the problems that plagues the real estate industry. Typically they start from a point of NOT trying to help the buyer or investor, but from a point of getting more eye-balls or lead-generation fees, or commissions. Unlike Growth Maps mission, this is to help deliver quality real estate information.
Everyone what free info, and from Zillow Maps Real Estate, Yahoo! Real Estate Maps, and most Interactive Real Estate Maps you get what you pay for. But is there not something better, a better option? Real estate maps and NAR.
When I was doing research for my book, I discovered that the MLS is the only copywrite sanction and has the US Federal protection for their copywrite of the MLS. More info his here too. So the nature of NAR (National Association of Realtors) is to protect their semi monopoly on real estate data and their profession. Who could blame them?
But with nearly 1,00,000 members paying you ~$500+ a year, or $500,000,000/year, one would think that quality real estate maps would exist today, and not just be in the future. Nicki, I like to think, and old friend from Inman and twitter, has some current info on maps, but what is only changing is the devices, NOT the data. www.mytechopinion.com/2012/10/skitch-for-the-tablet-and-smartphone.html MyTechOpinion has some good info about these changes in devices, but what about the missing data?
There seems to be a lot of misplaced egos in the real estate and banking industry, who mostly care about their jobs and commissions, rather than changing thing for the better. With better local real estate information, real estate search by map, the investment in real estate, is a click away. For more information, download your FREE eBook titled: “What’s Next for Commercial Real Estate Technology: Leveraging Technology and Local Analytics to Grow Your Commercial Real Estate Business”
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