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Property for sale and Google Maps

People who are house hunting may see a property they like in the paper or in an estate agents window, but when they drive round to view the house the surrounding area might not be desirable. Now house hunters will have more tools at their disposal thanks to Google Maps.

Gerald Lynch from TechDigest is reporting that house hunters can now search for properties through Google Maps. People looking for properties can search by location, number of bedrooms, price and type.

Google’s product manager Andrew Foster said “About half of the queries on Google have a geographic component. We want Google Maps to be a map that contains all of the world’s information,” “We know that many UK home buyers are already using Google Maps in their house-hunting, and by adding property listings to the map we’re putting everything together for them in one place.”

Click here to try the service for yourself.

Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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Thanks for your intriguing write-up.I’m sorry I can’t add more to it as I have no knowledge with real estate, but can you help me as you seem to be like a wealth of knowledge. If I advertise my own house without having a real estate agent, what is my vulnerability to liability to a customer? Say I promote a property that has recognized or unidentified defects. What is the responsibility I’m exposed to, if this is certainly not revealed to the consumer? I’m sure all states are diverse, but I’m sure there are some normal guidelines. Especially, I’d like… Read more »

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