GlobeXplorer(R) Teams with Zillow.com to Enhance the Real Estate Consumer Experience

March 16, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GlobeXplorer, a provider of online aerial, satellite and map data, has expanded its reach by partnering with Zillow.com, a new real estate information Web site. Zillow.com provides free valuations and data for more than 60 million U.S. homes, including high-resolution satellite, aerial and parcel images in many areas, provided by GlobeXplorer.

Since 1999, GlobeXplorer has provided access to the world's largest online archive of aerial/satellite images and maps through custom business applications, Web viewers, and mapping software extensions. GlobeXplorer also delivers a massive library of detailed property and parcel information, including parcel lines and tabular assessor data.

"Zillow.com shares our passion for creating more powerful ways to communicate property information," said Rob Shanks, president of GlobeXplorer. "Zillow is changing the face of real estate and we are excited to help their users better visualize locations."

Added Jeff Somers, Zillow.com director of business development, "By providing us with satellite, aerial and parcel images, GlobeXplorer allows our users to virtually fly over any neighborhood and see a value on the rooftop of each home."

More information about GlobeXplorer's imagery archive and developer toolkits can be found at www.globexplorer.com.

Source: GlobeXplorer


Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or communications@alta.org.

SoftPro is the nation's leading provider of closing and title software, consistently pushing the technological envelope to pioneer the most powerful and comprehensive closing and title automation software on the market. SoftPro's Award-Winning Software combines cutting-edge technology with outstanding support to make your business more productive, efficient and boost your revenue. North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.