CCIM IREM 2008 A GIS models geographic reality one layer at a time … Image Groundwater Elevation Surface Parcels Roads Housing
CCIM IREM 2008 … and stores the geographic information in a database GIS Database Organize and integrate thematic layers of spatial data to model the natural and built environment … … providing a common picture
GIS Technology for RE Professionals - WHY? Using GIS technology can set you apart from your competition. Better results for your clients requirements Faster response to your clients needs Improve the way you deliver information to clients Improve market knowledge Leverage the wealth of information available to you
GIS Technology for RE Professionals - HOW? GIS data and technology is available from many resources. Tools Commercial Off the Shelf Software Commercial Web-based Applications Free Online Applications! Leverage the wealth of information available to you
GIS Technology for RE Professionals - HOW? GIS data and technology is available from many resources Data Federal, State and Local Governmental sources 3 rd party commercial data providers Other online data resources Your own data! Leverage the wealth of information available to you
GIS Technology in Tools your already use Google Maps
GIS Technology you already use Positives Access to high quality imagery and maps Valuable property information Negatives Data may not be available for your area Difficult to customize the content Data can be viewed but not queried Professional GIS tools and data take you to the next level
Professional GIS technology for Real Estate Desktop GIS – takes advantage of GIS data readily available from many sources. Capable of analysis, mapping and data management. Some training required. What is right for you today?
Professional GIS technology for Real Estate Online GIS – can provide quick access to market reports and maps with little or no training. What is right for you today?
GIS Technology and Data Resources Data Geodata.gov (www.geodata.gov) County (Google your county GIS) ESRI (www.esri.com) Tools ArcGIS Explorer – Free globe viewer for GIS data ESRI Desktop and Online GIS technology Fed, State, County or City data viewers Professional GIS tools and data take you to the next level