Elements to display on interactive GIS maps

Read up on factors and elements to display on interactive GIS maps to share information about residential and commercial properties, neighbourhoods, and cities.

A well-informed potential client makes completing the sales aspect and transaction process easier and quicker. Coming from an advertising background rather than a statistical analysis of factors, Illuminate Geomedia focuses on conveying the content and assets of a property or service, in the most visually pleasing, professional, and descriptive way. A combination of seasoned skills in copywriting, design, photography, and video brings it all together to present properties, services, or events in a succinct and stylish way.

The following categories represent factors and elements that affect decisions made in the real estate market of buyers, sellers, or renters. You can choose to display the factors most relevant to your purposes to populate a custom-made pop-up pin on interactive GIS maps. The possibilities are bountiful when it comes to uploading details to represent and analyze homes, neighbourhoods, communities, economic factors, and much more.

General Factors:

Retail and grocery stores

Health Resources


Sports Facilities

Parks and Recreation

Community and Youth Services

Entertainment Complexes





Aerial Views

Roadways and Commuting Routes

Public Transportation



Solid Waste Collection and Facilities

Stormwater Management and Infrastructure

Recycling Facilities

Police and Fire Departments

Emergency and Disaster Response

Natural Resources, Flood Zones


Job Market and Business Resources

Government Services and Departments

Volunteer and Support Groups

Events and Convention Centres

Comparing Values of similar properties within close proximity

Property Assets

Floor Plans

Square Footage of building and property

Number of rooms

Number of bedrooms

Number of bathrooms

Tax assessments

Land Use and Zoning


Other Factors for Analysis and Comparison

Vacancy Rates

Commercial Appraisals

Residential Appraisals

Development and Growth

Insights of market patterns


Demographics and Diversity

Lifestyles and Statistical Analysis

Spatial Analysis research



Links to Websites with other pertinent details

Geocoding and Integration

Tourism sites

Elements to display on interactive GIS maps

Geomedia Real Estate Marketing

Geomedia Real Estate Marketing is proving to be an important tool for realtors to share comprehensive details with property buyers and renters. Geographic Information System maps represent a new and exciting format in which to display details about properties for sale or lease, in an industry that is based on ‘location, location, location’! Prospective buyers or renters can simply click on a pin located on a map of the area that they’re interested in Geomedia Marketing Servicesresiding or operating a business, to open up a page chock full of as many details as the marketer wants to upload. This makes the process of locating and comparing specs of properties fast and easy.

Real Estate Agents and Brokers can list every property they represent all over a city. The map can pin properties belonging to their own clients or link to other properties in which that potential clients might be interested, based on the location. It is so easy to discover properties based on location using a GIS map and lead your clients to the neighbourhood in which they are interested in residing.

Geomedia Real Estate MarketingThe map manager can upload detailed contact information for agents and brokers involved with marketing a property or just provide the minimum details in the window plus a link to a full page on a website. Have videos, logos, interior and exterior photos of the property, along with floor plans, aerial and 3D views, embedded directly on the pinned page. Links to a variety of resources can also be uploaded, including an MLS database, tax records, additional videos, and points of interest in the neighbourhood, such as schools, shopping malls, grocery and retail stores, restaurants, transportation routes and hubs, parks, sport, recreation and recycling facilities, and more attributes that people want to know about when they select their new neighbourhood. The buyer or renter can quickly get an idea of property values with a click, allowing them to quickly compare prices, lot size, and other real property data, rather than typing in addresses or combing through MLS listings found in a specific area. Maps can be customized to only have properties listed in a specific price range, lot size, business requirements, or whatever criteria desired.

The beauty of Geomedia Real Estate Marketing is that it is both a visual medium to locate a property as well as a platform to share a wide range of reports and other data for both professionals and prospective home purchasers or renters. Once people get a taste of the ease with which properties can be viewed using the perspective of Geographic Information System maps, there will be no going back!

The types of maps that can be created using GIS technology are limitless. See a sample map that markets Solar Providers. Check out Illuminate Geomedia Marketing Services Facebook page for more on using GIS maps as a marketing tool.