The newly launched Earth View in Google Maps integrates features found on Google Earth to allow for a virtual flyover of an area. It’s literally like taking a helicopter ride over an area you’re interested in.
I’m sure home buyers from out of town will start utilizing this feature to get a feel for an area they might be interested in and you don’t have to be a gazillionaire to be able to do it.
One of the challenges of finding properties away from your home city is grasping a sense of where everything is in relation to a property.
In Dr. Phillips and Windermere, home buyers from out of town are always concerned with where the property is in relation to Disney, golf courses, major shopping destinations, and major employers. This new tool makes it easy for anyone to quickly learn where everything is.