Introduces Satellite Map Search

Mumbai, Maharastra India (PressExposure) May 01, 2007 -- In addition, has also added a new feature that measures the relative interest and popularity of specific home listings compared to other local properties, based on the number of viewings by site visitors over the past 30 days. Buyers Can Map Adjacent Hubs, Find Relative Interest and Popularity, Search for a particular property type in the given budget range and examine neighborhood information.

"These new features are in direct response to what our clients have indicated will help make their home search process more targeted," said CEO Ms.Smita Thorat. "We know that access to public transit is important to those living in urban centers, and plotting a home's relative distance from stations helps buyers find the ideal home. For baby boomers, the ability to find a home in the right community or with the right floor plan is invaluable. The introduction of these features exemplifies our commitment to innovation as we continue to meet our clients' needs."

In detail, the new features and tools include:

* Additional Search Criteria

Two new search functions have been added under the

"Property details" section that aid buyers search

for homes area in square feet, budget range, locality search, locate agent and builder and detailed advance search.

* Enhanced Neighborhood Data

This feature allows clients to determine local school, railway station, bus stands, land routes, important places such as library, land marks, neighboring building, proximity to local market etc.


* Mapping Hubs

Consumers in major Indian cities, including Mumbai,

NaviMumbai, Pune, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. View

the proximity of major transit hubs to active home

listings on's interactive map feature.

* Relative Interest

Accessed through a home's detail page, this tool allows

Users to determine the popularity of a listing by

Measuring how many people have viewed a particular

Property on the Website relative to how many

People have viewed other properties in the area.

About Horizon InfoVentures Pvt. Ltd, venture of Horizon InfoVentures Pvt. Ltd. is India’s leading online real estate portal that caters to real estate industry with a database of about half a million registered users and more than 1.8 lakh property listings. The Company uses the Internet, proprietary technology and efficient business processes to provide home buyers and sellers with high-quality service and value. Founded in 2005, the Company currently operates in 7 major metropolitan areas. The Company's client-centric business strategy utilizes a sophisticated Web site, which enables home buyers and sellers to access comprehensive local Multiple Listing Services home listings data and other relevant information. The Company also utilizes a proprietary business management technology platform, which reduces costs and allows the Company to pass on significant financial savings to consumers. This Internet-enabled, technology-driven, provides the Company with a distinct competitive advantage, allowing to consistently deliver outstanding service to clients. For more information, visit or call +91 22 25214122.

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