Our API directory now includes 40 real estate APIs. The newest is the XWeb Real Estate API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Zillow API. We list 28 Zillow mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of real estate APIs.
Potentially no industry was impacted as much as real estate by mapping APIs. Over five years later, it takes more than pins on a slippy map to create a useful real estate mashup. The three below are worth noting because each uses a different platform: web, WordPress and Android. Of course, we know our directory of 229 real estate mashups doesn’t cover everything. Get the word out and add a mashup.
This past week 25 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 36 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AgentRank, Amazon RDS Relational Database Service, Burstn, Facebook Social Plugins, Foxrate, Google Gmail OAuth, Google Prediction, Instapaper, Loxcel, PicPlz, Quora, SendGrid, Snapr and Twitter Streaming. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 9 mashups) and Database (3 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Despite the headlines about the ongoing housing crisis, there’s no shortage of new real estate-related APIs coming to market. We now have 7 real estate APIs in our directory.