Google Maps kills off real estate listings
Google points out that other real estate listing providers can use Google Maps APIs, and that Google's local business listings and Street View are still powerful tools for anyone checking out a new neightborhood. There's also a hint that Google might compete in the housing listing space in the future. According to their blog post on the topic, "... there might be better, more effective ways to help people find local real estate information than the current feature makes possible. We'll continue to explore this area."