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Re: webschema-ISSUE-13 (Describing Real Estate): Schema.org should document how best to describe Real Estate [Feedback on Schema.org]

From: Jesse Friedman <cobbsfriedman@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 10:39:04 -0500
Message-ID: <CAG4nzTg3zgv9QDnMBfNovLyRcdiMaT-PiBnCF6-AyKa3V6AgnQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kurt Maine <kurt@develohost.com>
Cc: Leonardo Picado <lpicado@backcountry.com>, public-vocabs@w3.org
One thing to note... Should we be weary about supplying too much
information? Existing search engines, new search engines could be created
by parsing this info pretty easily I would imagine, no?

Probably want to add another PropertyType field for if it is
residential/commercial/land. Maybe something like PropertyCategory?



On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 5:35 PM, Kurt Maine <kurt@develohost.com> wrote:

> Aggregate Ratings come to my mind in this situation (http://schema.org/**
> AggregateRating <http://schema.org/AggregateRating>). Most of the time,
> the average rating (the RatingValue property of AggregateRating) wouldn't
> be a whole number, so they choose to give ratings in decimal format:
> <span itemprop="ratingValue">3.2</**span>
> or in this case:
> <span itemprop="bathrooms">0.5</**span>
>
> Zillow, for example, already displays the number of bathrooms in decimal
> form (1.0, 1.5, 2.0, etc).
>
>
>
> On 10.02.2012 13:23, Leonardo Picado wrote:
>
>> Hi Kurt
>>
>> Question, how would one tackle "Half Bathrooms" ?
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kurt Maine [mailto:kurt@develohost.com]
>> Sent: viernes, 10 de febrero de 2012 02:16 p.m.
>> To: public-vocabs@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: webschema-ISSUE-13 (Describing Real Estate): Schema.org
>> should document how best to describe Real Estate [Feedback on
>> Schema.org]
>>
>> I propose that a Real Estate itemtype contain the following properties:
>>
>> BrokerName: The owner, or the broker representing the owners of the
>> property.
>> BrokerOrganization: The name of the Broker or Agent's company.
>> BrokerTelephone: The telephone number of the broker.
>> BrokerURL: The URL of the Broker or Brokerage Companies Web site.
>> PropertyType: The type of property (Single Family Home, Multi-family
>> Home, Rental)
>> Price: The offer price or rent of the property.
>> PriceTerm: The payment cycle that this property's price represents
>> (Total for homes, Monthly for rentals?)
>> PriceCurrency: The currency of the price.
>> Bedrooms: The number of bedrooms.
>> Bathrooms: The number of bathrooms.
>> Floors: The total number of levels of the property.
>> Amentities: A list of a property's features (in format of ItemList).
>> YearBuilt: The year the propety was built.
>> LivingArea: The total area of the living space.
>> LivingAreaUnit: The unit of measurement used to define the living
>> area (Square Feet, Square Meters).
>> LotArea: The total area of the property's land.
>> LotAreaUnit: The unit of measurement used to define the lot's area
>> (Acres, Square Meters, Hectares).
>>
>>
>> Properties from Thing
>> Description: A short description of the item.
>> Image:  URL of an image of the item.
>> Name: The name of the item.
>> URL: URL of the item.
>>
>> Properties from Place
>> Address: Physical address of the item.
>> Fax Number: The fax number.
>> Geo: the geo coordinates of the place.
>> Maps: a URL to a map of the place.
>> Photos: Photographs of this place.
>> Reviews: Review of the item.
>> Telephone: The telephone number.
>>
>> I welcome and invite discussion on how this proposal may be improved.
>> Let's think this through, and try not to complicate it too much.
>>
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