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Bird’s eye view of real estate

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A new real estate service gives potential home buyers a view of the market they may not have seen before. A free service for real estate agents, Realbird from DonationChannel is a mapping system that allows consumers to view aerial photos and topographic maps of any U.S. location or point of interest. Just think: Potential clients looking at your Web site could see a view of their future home or the entire neighborhood from high above. The system is designed as a promotional tool to differentiate a real estate company's Web site and promote return visits. Users can add a customized graphical icon that will link their site to the Realbird site. Using Realbird, a real estate office can set up a mini Internet site that links back to their home site. Maps are provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, and DonationChannel organizes them in a Web-clickable form that allows users to map any U.S. area, and zoom in, zoom out and pan to navigate the map. Customers can visualize landmarks ...