Platform updates

We're constantly researching, building, and implementing new innovative technology and features to provide you with the best possible experience in the land market. Here you can stay on top of LandSearch updates and improvements to make sure you're not missing anything.

Overall site polishing

We've continued polishing various components of the site and improving user experience based on feedback.

  • Added high-level stats to location-based property listing pages
  • Added a broadband Internet performance map layer
  • Added support for Matterport virtual tour embeds
  • Only show location options with active listings or profiles
  • Greatly improved the performance of image galleries
  • Created comprehensive drill down on-page sitemap
  • Added perimeter value to mapping parcel inspector
  • Improved the overall layout of property preview cards
  • Added postal code to properties previews
  • Removed the sticky header functionality to resolve various issues
  • Added additional property preview spec detail and improved layout
  • Changed print view map styling and show branded marker
  • Improved marker contrast on all maps
  • Converted sort links to dropdown selection
  • Resolved issues with scrollbar cropping and inconsistent behavior
  • Resolved dozens of cosmetic, SEO, and performance issues throughout the site

Listing detail improvements

We know how important images are to selling property so this release brings major improvements to detail pages, adding thumbnails and adjusting the overall layout.

  • Added scrollable thumbnail gallery to property detail pages
  • Improved overall structure of listing pages
  • Added preloading and batching to galleries to improve performance
  • Active options in the filter bar are now highlighted for increased visibility
  • Resolve persistent page cropping and scrolling issues
  • Fixed issues with some street views showing a black screen
  • Resolved various cosmetic, SEO, and performance issues throughout the site

Property fit and finish

Our focus in this release was the properties section - improving map functionality, cosmetics, and performance.

  • A topography base map option was added
  • Multiple map overlays can be added on top of the base layer
  • All maps can now be enlarged to full screen
  • Added localized apply and reset buttons to individual property filter groups
  • The 3D perspective option has been replaced with a full 3D rotation control
  • Default to list view on mobile properties view
  • Display all content on the mobile homepage
  • Greatly improved map listing visualization across all zoom levels
  • Resolved various cosmetic, SEO, and performance issues throughout the site

Post-launch improvements

This wide-reaching post-launch release is focused on implementing improvements based on user feedback and addressing bugs.

  • A button was added to the more filter group to reset all filters
  • Listing searches now include a geometric buffer to return more relevant matches
  • Navigating identified users to the properties page zooms the user to their general area
  • Optimized query performance for listing points
  • Mapped points are available when zoomed out further on the map
  • Desktop filter groups can be applied individually with done buttons
  • Resolved error thrown when searching locations with certain special characters
  • Adjusted the search relevancy score for keyword searches

Public launch

With this release LandSearch is officially launched. Over the last year we've worked on building a robust data ingestion process as well as implement dozens of new features and user experience improvements.

  • Added new site sections: Media Room, Privacy, and Status
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