Prudential Chicago tweaks Google Maps for house hunting

Real estate brokerage adapts desktop mapping application

Imagine being able to house-hunt without even going online, just by clicking an icon on the desktop and using the power of Google to search a 3-D satellite map to display houses by geographical area.

Thanks to the techno-smarts of a couple of geeks at Prudential Chicago, this scenario is now a reality for folks who are house hunting in Chicago.

Just three days after Google released its new satellite image