maps: Easy Map Builder - 08/03/06 10:13 AM
Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft all have come out with their little API's (Application Programming Interface) so you can create maps on your own website. However, API's middle name is "Programming", which means it can easily fly over the head of most people. Easier option? Yep, I got one for you.
Instead of writing your own map from scratch, try Map Builder. Map Builder is a free online application to get you started quickly. Everything is relatively intuitive allowing you to choose custom points and icons.
Update: There is a monthly fee-based real estate option. I haven't signed up for it, so I'm … (3 comments)

maps: Boundary Maps - 08/03/06 05:20 AM
Interactive maps have been one of the hottest tools (trends?) in online real estate. You have Zillow, Trulia, and others that offer capabilities beyond what you would probably do on your own. Well, I'm a Type E and am always working to implement new and exciting ideas, especially maps.
Something that I've been working on has been a way to take city, county, and utility info to map service boundaries and availability. Thanks to Real Estate Tomato, I came across a site that has some of the ground work already laid. Nothing pretty, but very functional. Check out the boundary maps.
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