Best New Mashups: Real Estate Goes Everywhere

Adam DuVander
Feb. 21 2011, 08:00AM EST

Potentially no industry was impacted as much as real estate by mapping APIs. Over five years later, it takes more than pins on a slippy map to create a useful real estate mashup. The three below are worth noting because each uses a different platform: web, WordPress and Android. Of course, we know our directory of 229 real estate mashups doesn't cover everything. Get the word out and add a mashup.

  • Greener Pastures: Greener pastures ranks U.S. cities based on the greenness of their available housing stock. In a graph, each line represent a city's greenness over time. You can hover over a line to see which city it represents and compare. APIs: Brighter Planet Emission Estimates, Zillow. More at our Greener Pastures profile.
  • Greener Pastures

  • AgentRank for WordPress: A WordPress Plugin that conveniently displays an agent's AgentRank data- profile, sales, reviews, forecasts, etc., from RealtyBaron. APIs: AgentRank. More at our AgentRank for WordPress profile.
  • AgentRank for WordPress

  • Real Estate Answers for Android: Unlock knowledge of the local market and gain an edge when buying or selling real estate. Answers are provided by local real estate agents eager to represent you in a transaction. APIs: RealtyBaron Answers. More at our Real Estate Answers for Android profile.
  • Real Estate Answers for Android

    Adam DuVander -- Adam heads developer relations at Orchestrate, a database-as-a-service company. He's spent many years analyzing APIs and developer tools. Previously he worked at SendGrid, edited ProgrammableWeb and wrote for Wired and Webmonkey. Adam is also the author of mapping API cookbook Map Scripting 101.

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