Per action of the RSC Board of Directors,
effective August 9th, 2016:
The automatic geocoding (mapping) process
used in Matrix will be turned off. All NEW listings
entered will require the listing agent to manually place the mapping
pin on the map before any listing can be made Active. This
change is in response to requests from IDX vendors to receive Latitude
and Longitude data in IDX feeds. Per Bing copyright, Corelogic
was not allowed to release mapping coordinates that are generated
using the automatic geocoding process. Geocode data that is manually
generated by the end user can be released to IDX sources. After many
years of having listings automatically mapped, we understand that this
is a major change from how it was done in the past. However, providing
mapping coordinates to IDX vendors will help them create more
effective websites to search and display your listings.
You are not
required to re-map existing or Incomplete
listings. However, to ensure your listing gets mapped by an IDX
vendor and also for www.ppar.com,
you may go into Add/Edit and re-map your listings (move the
Pin and click "Done").
Instructions for mapping your listing:
- Start entering your listing as normal.
- In the Address tab, be sure all appropriate address fields are
- Click on the Map tab.
- Under the map, click on the "Place Property Pin" link.
- On the map, find where your listing is located.
(If you need to locate the property in order to place the pin
in the correct location on the map, you can take advantage of
mapping programs such as
Bing, etc. The
county assessor mapping programs are also
available to identify the exact location of property in that
- On the map, place the cursor where your listing is located and
- If the mapping pin is on the right spot, click "Done". If
not, click "Place new pin" and repeat step 6.
Once you have completed mapping, continue entering your listing as