Real Estate

This section is largely unfinished. I am working on it! A collection of resources to assist with finding information on physical buildings and homes.

General Real Estate

  • Zillow Search for an address and receive a wealth of information regarding that property. Such as images, size, features, price and tax history, floorplans and more.
  • Homemetry Provides information about almost every property in the U.S. Each listing contains all property related records including home values, sales history, taxes, size, structure characteristics, neighborhood information, local organizations, and other valuable information.
  • OfficeSpace An online search engine that connects tenants and brokers in the U.S. commercial real estate marketplace. Requires registration.
  • Arivify Allows you to search for public property records for addresses in the U.S.
  • CoStar Provides information about skyscrapers and high-rise buildings. Requires a paid subscription. RIP Emporis.
  • DataTree Great resource and toolkit for finding real estate information and records. Requires a paid subscription.
  • Virtual Tours CSE A Google CSE that searches major real estate sites that offer virtual tours of buildings and homes. Very useful.
  • Foreclosure Delivers the best real estate deals first, well before they hit the mass market. Provides details about properties and homes. Requires a paid subscription.
  • Zoopla Contains millions of properties for you to browse, also has advanced search filters.
  • Trulia A property search engine that provides collected real estate information from various sources completely free of charge. You can see the current asking price, addresses, square footage and more.
  • BlackBookOnline A directory of all U.S. county tax assessor databases.
  • Public Accountability Project It allows you to conduct one search in one place, and most importantly, it also gives you the ability to search a name.
  • SkyscraperPage The World's largest database on skyscraper diagrams. Hundreds of illustrators have contributed drawings, and millions of people have been using the SkyscraperPage discussion forum since its inception.
  • SkyDB Claims to be the world’s largest database of high-rise buildings with more than 174,000 tall buildings listed, which you can sort, compare and share.
  • OSM Buildings Free and open source web viewer for 3D buildings. Provides data such as names, specifications and other public data.
  • Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat CTBUH is the world's leading nonprofit organization for all those interested in the future of cities. Offers an interactive map as well as a searchable database.

Historical Data

Property Records

  • Who Own What (New York, USA) Enter an address and see details of the property and owner history, or search by last name to find their property.
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