Online real estate search is a great example of how our neighborhood data can help internet-based businesses offer more relevant and geotargeted search results to their prospects.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 6, 2008
Roost the most comprehensive search engine for homes, today announced that it is working with Maponics LLC to bring superior mapping technology to its local search content.
"In real estate it really is all about location," said Derek Overbey, Sr. Director of Partnership Strategy. "That's why Roost is committed to providing the most complete, up-to-date data for the local markets it serves. By using Maponics' neighborhood data and mapping technology, Roost is able to deliver an easy and intuitive way for homebuyers to zero in on areas of interest - even down to specific neighborhoods."
Roost partners with local Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) and local brokers to provide a search engine that gives homebuyers access to all publicly available homes for sale data from a network of individual broker sites accessed via the Roost search engine. By doing this, Roost ensures consumers receive a single, consistent experience for searching comprehensive property listings. Roost also provides homebuyers with access to For-Sale-by-Owner listings and New Construction listings, ensuring a comprehensive experience.
Maponics specializes in custom mapping services and GIS data for businesses. On Roost, Maponics' neighborhood data and mapping technology makes it easy for homebuyers to select homes by city or town, or to narrow their search by neighborhood - they can even route travel between destinations.
"We're thrilled to be a part of a service such as Roost that helps people find their dream home," said Darrin Clement, CEO of Maponics. "Online real estate search is a great example of how our neighborhood data can help internet-based businesses offer more relevant and geotargeted search results to their prospects."
Roost is an innovative online real estate platform that combines a network of individual real estate broker Web sites with a comprehensive search engine. Roost offers new search technology, an intuitive, visual interface and the most comprehensive property listings to help users find a home for sale and find it fast. The company works collaboratively with Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) and real estate brokers in each region to provide up-to-date, accurate data. Roost.com currently lists homes for sale in thousands of other cities across the nation including; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boise; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Fort Worth; Houston; Miami; Minneapolis; Orange County; Orlando; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Portland; Sacramento; San Diego; St. Paul; Tampa; Silicon Valley; St. Louis; and Washington D.C. areas, ensuring the results for each local search are complete. Founded in 2007, Roost.com is based in San Francisco, Calif. To start your home search, visit http://www.roost.com. Keep your eye on Roost.
Maponics specializes in mapping services and map data for businesses. America's largest corporations entrust Maponics with their mapping and data needs - including 20 percent of the Fortune 500. Maponics is located in Norwich, Vermont, with customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at http://www.maponics.com.