The best thing it does is combine things that Google already does with its new real estate search platform. My favorite feature is the ability to explore neighborhoods with Google Street View. “Walk” around and see the architecture of neighboring buildings, view area businesses and more. Click on any property and, of course, Google links to the real estate broker’s site so that you can quickly see any exterior or interior photos the agent may have taken as well as details about the property.
If you want to move down the block, just slide the map and all of the results will update automatically. It also employs Google’s new Search Layers, which are pretty neat. Now you’re not limited to the top 10 search results. Businesses are now plotted by little red circles. Click on the circles to get more information about the businesses they represent. The top 10 results still appear in the left-hand pane and as pins on the map. Take it for a spin: