Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

The revolution in online interactive mapping tools empowers home buyers with a great view ... of roofs. And while mapping can satiate the thirst for "location, location, location" information, real estate agents know that what's on the inside counts, too. There are many ways to display home interiors online: slide shows and 360-degree panorama views, virtual tours and full-motion digital videos, interactive floor plans and street-level photos, and multimedia hybrids that incorporate a number of technologies. For J.R. Crawford, a John L. Scott real estate agent in Vashon, Wash., the choice in virtual tour technology was all about standing out in a real estate market that has more agents than property listings. The island community of Vashon, in Washington's Puget Sound, has about 10,000 res...