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East Coast and Illinois Have Highest Concentrations of Housing Markets Vulnerable to Coronavirus Impact

East Coast and Illinois Have Highest Concentrations of Housing Markets Vulnerable to Coronavirus Impact

Majority of the 50 Most Vulnerable Counties in Second Quarter of 2020 Located in States Spanning Connecticut through Florida and in Illinois; Chicago, New York City, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas Have Clusters of Counties in Top 50; West Region Less at Risk of Housing-Related Issues IRVINE, Calif. — July 10, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions,… Read More »

ATTOM Data Solutions Acquires Home Junction, Continuing the Company’s Data and Application Expansion

ATTOM Data Solutions Acquires Home Junction, Continuing the Company’s Data and Application Expansion

Acquired Data Elements Include Proprietary School Attendance Area Boundaries, Neighborhood Boundaries and Additional Datasets; Acquisition Further Solidifies ATTOM’s Position as The One-Stop Shop for Comprehensive Property Data IRVINE, Calif. – July 8, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today announced it has acquired Home Junction Inc., a real estate… Read More »

The Power of HR During Times of Crises — And How ATTOM is Managing COVID-19 Stress

The Power of HR During Times of Crises — And How ATTOM is Managing COVID-19 Stress

  It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged America’s businesses — and the people who work for them. Employees are working from home (often while caring for young kids), they’re stressed, and they’re struggling with the new challenges that remote work has brought on. Many are also missing their colleagues and the social… Read More »

Home Prices Show First Signs of Stalling Amid Pandemic, in Some Areas of the Nation

Home Prices Show First Signs of Stalling Amid Pandemic, in Some Areas of the Nation

The housing-market boom that pushed home prices upward for eight-years throughout the United States sputtered abruptly in May 2020 in large swaths of the country – the first sign that the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic is damaging property values across the nation. New sales figures from ATTOM Data Solutions show that median home prices stayed the… Read More »

Home Affordability Increasing for Average Workers Across Majority of U.S. in Second Quarter of 2020

Home Affordability Increasing for Average Workers Across Majority of U.S. in Second Quarter of 2020

Portion of Wages Needed for Home Ownership Exceeds 28 Percent Lending Benchmark in Almost Three-Quarters of Nation; But Affordability Now Better Than Historical Averages in Half the Country; Coronavirus Yet to Have Major Impact on Home Affordability IRVINE, Calif. – June 25, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and… Read More »

Top 5 Property Data AVMs

Top 5 Property Data AVMs

  In this post, we explore the top 5 property AVMs (also known as an Automated Valuation Model). An AVM analyses public records to estimate a property value for appraisals in the underwriting process, as well as offer estimates of a property for prospective sellers. AVMs boast several advantages over traditional property valuation methods, including… Read More »

How Property Data Can Help Save You Time and Money on Your Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval as a Mortgage Lender

How Property Data Can Help Save You Time and Money on Your Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval as a Mortgage Lender

  The pre-qualification and pre-approval stages of the loan origination process can often be stressful and time consuming for smaller mortgage lenders. You may not always have the manpower and revenue you need to quickly and efficiently qualify prospective borrowers. This can mean that you fall behind your larger competitors. Moreover, you may also run… Read More »