05032989 is referenced by 390 patents and cites 7 patents.

There is provided a method for locating available real estate properties for sale, lease or rental using a database of available properties at a central location and remote stations which use a graphic interface to select desired regions on a map of the areas in interest. The user begins with a region where they are interested in acquiring property and select an inner area within this region by using a pointing device such as a mouse to designate boundaries on a map displayed on screen. This is then zoomed in on and a second area is selected within the zoomed region. The second area is then cross-referenced with the database of available properties whose approximate locations are then pictorially displayed on screen. Information about the properties can then be obtained in textual form.

Title
Real estate search and location system and method
Application Number
841515
Publication Number
5032989
Application Date
April 24, 1989
Publication Date
July 16, 1991
Inventor
Mark A Tornetta
Plymouth Meeting
PA, US
Agent
Ratner & Prestia
Assignee
Realpro
PA, US
IPC
G06F 15/21
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