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TLC Engine, and More on Lifestyle Search

by Drew Meyers on 2:00 pm February 8, 2016

I spoke with Krishna from TLC Engine (True Lifestyle Cost) this morning, and he showed me Emerald Real Estate in Minnesota as a demo site for their lifestyle search technology. I like the idea of searching based on the actual monthly lifestyle cost of a specific home. However, there is a downside to monthly cost as the search input. If your search is based on monthly cost, it could actually end up costing you significantly more over the long term, depending on the contract and mortgage terms. Though … Read More »

Re-Investigating the Lifestyle Search Opportunity

by Drew Meyers on 9:54 am August 25, 2015

Onboard Informatics launched their lifestyle search API 7 years ago. SpatialMatch is the other one that comes to mind (purchased by HomeJunction I believe). I got to talking about lifestyle search with someone last night. It makes sense conceptually to search the type of lifestyle you’re looking for, and houses in one go. Same as it makes sense to search for travel destinations and hotel/flight listings at the same time. But neither of those scenarios happen regularly. None of the big portals (in either vertical) … Read More »

Lifestyle Listings Engine API – Version 0.9

by Drew Meyers on 5:47 pm March 25, 2009

The folks at Onboard have been busy — they just released version 0.9 of their Lifestyle Listings Engine API that I wrote about back in January. Looks like lots of cool features were added, including the ability to search based on school performance, distance to amenities, and getting additional content of interest relating to a specific listing. [via Patrick Healy on Twitter] As a total side note, I think this is the first time I’ve ever given a hat tip to Twitter as my source … Read More »

If You Have Thoughts Regarding the Future of Real Estate Search…

by Drew Meyers on 3:36 pm January 23, 2009

…you can win $500 for writing about it! Onboard Informatics announced the Lifestyle Search Essay Contest earlier this week. The topic? Imagine the real estate search of the future and tell us about it. The winner gets a $500 American Express giftcard, so what do you have to lose? Head over to Onboard’s blog for instructions as to how to participate.

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