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

Real estate Web sites with more than 80 million online listings -- including Zillow.com, ZipRealty.com and Postlets.com -- will provide a "Walk Score" with each property using an application that automatically scores the walkability of each home's surrounding neighborhood. In announcing the partnership with real estate Web sites, Seattle-based "civic software" developer Front Seat said the company hopes a property's Walk Score will rank right up with the number of bedrooms and bathrooms in a home in importance. "Our vision is for property listings to read: Bedrooms 3, Bathrooms: 2, Walk Score: 84," said Front Seat founder and chairman, Mike Mathieu, in a statement. Front Seat said other sites that will use Walk Score include REcolorado.com and ColoPr...