Emeryville, Calif. (PRWEB) February 25, 2010
National real estate brokerage ZipRealty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPR, http://www.ZipRealty.com) today announced a partnership with Maponics LLC, (http://www.maponics.com), a leading provider of neighborhood boundary data, to improve its property search and map display for ZipRealty’s home buyers. The new alliance will give ZipRealty’s clients even more map information to better understand the neighborhoods in which they are shopping.
“Our clients have told us that searching and comparing properties by neighborhood is essential to purchasing a home,” said Myron Lo, VP of Innovation at ZipRealty. “After researching various providers, Maponics showed that they provided the best data and solutions to fit our needs.”
The integration of Maponics Neighborhood BoundariesTM data will allow ZipRealty clients to search by locally-known neighborhood names, resulting in better search results.
“ZipRealty is the first national real estate brokerage to recognize the importance of mapping in the online real estate space,” says Mark Friend, Maponics VP of sales and marketing. “We are proud to provide the neighborhood boundary data that will form the backbone for their incredibly useful local real estate guides, heat maps and sales comparison information.”
ZipRealty is a full-service residential real estate brokerage firm. The Company utilizes its user-friendly Web site and employee real estate agents to provide home buyers and sellers with high-quality service and value. ZipRealty's Web site provides users with access to comprehensive local Multiple Listing Services’ home listings data, as well as other relevant market and neighborhood information. The Company's proprietary business management system and technology platform help to reduce costs, allowing the Company to pass on significant savings to consumers. Founded in 1999, the company operates in 36 major markets in 22 states and the District of Columbia. For more information on ZipRealty, visit http://www.ziprealty.com or call 1-800-CALL-ZIP.
Maponics specializes in location-based data and information for businesses, including neighborhood, ZIP Code and carrier route boundaries. Local search, real estate, mobile, social media and marketing firms rely on Maponics to power hyper-local interactive search, mapping, and ad targeting platforms, including Trulia, Google ®, HelloMetro ®, Citysearch ®, D&B ®, infoUSA ®, Dominion Enterprises ® (eNeighborhoods ® and Homes.com ®), Pitney Bowes MapInfo ®, Zvents ®, Smarter Agent ®, Roost ®, CitySquares ® and many others. The Maponics Online Store, powered by Maponics data, is the only place USPS.com refers to for postal maps. The Company is located in Norwich, Vermont. Additional information can be found at http://www.maponics.com.
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