, a housing marketplace for New York City apartment and home rentals and sales, has launched CribsMap, a property-mapping tool that is based on the popular Google Maps platform, and also announced national expansion plans.

With the new viewing interface, CityCribs users can search for New York City apartments and homes on a map and then click to receive details on property listings.

“We’re excited to introduce CribsMap because it brings a new interactive experience to people looking for New York homes,” said Gea Elika of CityCribs. “It made sense to expand our services and make it even easier to find a place to live.” Users can filter CribsMap results by selecting a borough, property type, price and desired number of bedrooms. Once a request is entered, each apartment or house location is then overlaid onto a Google map. Each listing is displayed as a pushpin, and by clicking on the pushpin, a small window pops up with the property details, price and a thumbnail image, according to the CityCribs announcement.

The CribsMap interface allows users to click and drag to scroll the map to another area, and also has zoom capabilities. There are also options to view the map as an aerial photo or as a hybrid image that combines aerial photography with superimposed street names.

Buyers and renters can utilize the map tool to choose listings with specific criteria – such as two-bedroom apartments for $3,500 in Manhattan – and then see a map with all of the listings graphically represented. No sign-up is required to access this tool is planning to expand its services to cover the New Jersey, Los Angeles and Miami markets, with additional plans “to cover all major metropolitan U.S. cities in the near future,” the announcement states.

Founded in January 2004, CityCribs connects consumers with leading real estate agents and services. The company is not a brokerage and does not collect a commission from sales or rentals; rather, it serves as an interactive community for home seekers and realtors.


Send tips or a Letter to the Editor to or call (510) 658-9252, ext. 137.

Show Comments Hide Comments


Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive marketing emails from Inman.
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
Only 3 days left to register for Inman Connect Las Vegas before prices go up! Don't miss the premier event for real estate pros.Register Now ×
Limited Time Offer: Get 1 year of Inman Select for $199SUBSCRIBE×
Log in
If you created your account with Google or Facebook
Don't have an account?
Forgot your password?
No Problem

Simply enter the email address you used to create your account and click "Reset Password". You will receive additional instructions via email.

Forgot your username? If so please contact customer support at (510) 658-9252

Password Reset Confirmation

Password Reset Instructions have been sent to

Subscribe to The Weekender
Get the week's leading headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Top headlines from around the real estate industry. Breaking news as it happens.
15 stories covering tech, special reports, video and opinion.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
It looks like you’re already a Select Member!
To subscribe to exclusive newsletters, visit your email preferences in the account settings.
Up-to-the-minute news and interviews in your inbox, ticket discounts for Inman events and more
1-Step CheckoutPay with a credit card
By continuing, you agree to Inman’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You will be charged . Your subscription will automatically renew for on . For more details on our payment terms and how to cancel, click here.

Interested in a group subscription?
Finish setting up your subscription