How Developers Use Map Data To Evaluate Sites

What is Map Data? Map data is all the information about a location, including its geography, demographic features, usability, property ownership, and any zoning history that pertains to the land. This data is crucial for realtors, investors, and developers alike. Map data is vital as it lets the interested parties know what kind of purpose […]

Importance of Geocoding & Why You Should Include Them in Your Listings

Importance of Geocoding & Why You Should Include Them in Your Listings

What is Geocoding? Geocoding is when an address is taken and converted into latitude and longitude coordinates. You take a description of an address, which can be its pair of coordinates, address, and name, and then transform it into a location on the earth’s surface. There are many ways of doing that. You can do […]

Geocoding Vs. Reverse Geocoding: What’s the Difference

Geocoding Vs. Reverse Geocoding_ What’s the Difference

Geocoding converts an address into a series of corresponding latitude and longitude coordinates. The longitude and latitude coordinates are converted into a corresponding street address in reverse geocoding. Understanding Geocoding Geocoding starts with an address. You take an address, input it, and get a geocode (a longitude/latitude) in return. You can take a description of […]

2022 Guide to Reverse Geocoding: Everything You Need To Know

2022 Guide to Reverse Geocoding_ Everything You Need To Know

What is Reverse Geocoding? Reverse geocoding is the process of converting a location into an address. The location is usually in geographical coordinates such as longitude and latitude before it is converted. It is considered the exact opposite of forward geocoding (also called address geocoding). Reverse geocoding lets you identify nearby street addresses, places, areal […]

Mappable vs. Valid Addresses

Mappable vs Valid Addresses

Mappable and valid addresses are two entirely different things. A mappable address might not be an officially recognized (mailman-deliverable) or “valid” address. For this reason, there are instances where the Google Maps application can locate addresses that mail companies might mark as invalid. To put it simply, Google maps shows you the hypothetical location of […]