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Palo Alto Online debuts new real estate site

Original post made on Apr 21, 2008

A comprehensive online guide to local real estate has been launched by Palo Alto Online, the Palo Alto Weekly's community news-and-information Web site. The site features maps, photos, pricing and other information on homes and condominiums currently for sale on the Midpeninsula. View the site

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 18, 2008, 9:50 AM

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Posted by trudy
a resident of Crescent Park
on Apr 21, 2008 at 7:41 am

How about having the small home details popup come up when the cursor just hovers over a marker. Now you have to click, then click outside it to turn it off, then click on another one.


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Posted by Bill Johnson
publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly
on Apr 21, 2008 at 8:10 am

Bill Johnson is a registered user.

Thanks for the feedback. We had originally designed the map to work like you describe, but found that when there were clusters of many homes for sale the automatic pop-up would be distracting because homes would "pop up" even when you didn't want to see the detailed information. We will do some more experimenting with it, however.


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Posted by J
a resident of Menlo Park
on Apr 21, 2008 at 8:57 am

That's how Movato works and I think it's easier to navigate.


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