Google to Re-Drive Australia’s Capital City Streets This Summer

Spokeswoman Annie Baxter told The Age it plans to take higher resolution street view images, which will replace current images, most of which were taken in the six to 12 months preceding August 2008.
 
Google’s satellite imagery is updated every 12 to 18 months, but its “roading information” – which allows users to inspect a block’s boundary (ie, subdivisions), are obtained in conjunction with data providers and updated every few months.
 
In July Google announced the ability to search for real estate listings directly from Google Maps.
Information about that can be found here:
http://www.realestatesource.com.au/google-launches-new-free-property-listing-service.html

Google was also in the commercial property pages last February for leasing a new Sydney headquarters:
http://www.realestatesource.com.au/google-and-accenture-fully-lease-workplace6-office-building-in-sydney.html

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Marc Pallisco

A freelance property analyst and journalist, Marc is a co-founder of realestatesource.com.au.

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