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Google’s “parking difficulty” and “find parking” + a Real Estate Idea

by Drew Meyers on 11:00 am August 30, 2017

You may have seen the news from Google Maps that they added “parking difficulty” coverage to 25 more cities (doubling coverage from 25 cities to 50). That of course got me thinking about the real estate use case for the difficulty of parking near a specific address. A “Parking Score” to help a renter/buyer assess how much of a pain in the rear parking will be near their new home. Even if they have a reserved spot in the building for themselves, most people entertain guests from … Read More »

Why Location Intelligence is the Next Big Thing in Real Estate

by Dan Laufer on 7:00 am February 18, 2016

When was the last time you worked with a travel agent? Unless you’re doing some unique, specialty trip or are a total technophobe, it’s probably been well over a decade since you engaged a travel agent when booking any part of a trip. There’s a simple reason: booking online is way easier than working with a person. And yet if you want to buy a house or rent an apartment, you’re almost certainly engaging with at least one human (e.g., a realtor, broker or leasing … Read More »

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