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Watch out, StreetEasy — a new NYC house-hunting tool is here

Many New York City property owners are so bold as to buy their pads sight unseen. And even those lucky enough to tour the apartments they end up buying may lack important information that could inform their decisions. To arm prospective buyers and renters with as much information as possible about properties on the market, startup Localize.city is launching a new platform that allows users to look at each apartment along with a deluge of accompanying data points. Localize.CityIt’s possible to see highly specific details for a single unit, from how many hours of sunlight a unit gets at different times of the year to whether planned new construction will block any views. Localize.city’s team of more than 150 data scientists spent m ...