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Foreclosure Starts Increase in 44 Percent of U.S. Markets in July 2018

Foreclosure Starts Increase in 44 Percent of U.S. Markets in July 2018

July the Third Consecutive Month with an Annual Increase in 15 Percent of Markets; Atlantic City, Peoria, Fayetteville, North Carolina Post Top Metro Foreclosure Rates IRVINE, Calif. – Aug. 21, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its July 2018 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows that foreclosure… Read More »

Triggering Real Estate Leads with Interactive Neighborhood Data

Triggering Real Estate Leads with Interactive Neighborhood Data

This article, an interview with HomeActions CEO Barry Friedman, originally appeared in the June 2018 Housing News Report newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions.  What is your elevator pitch for HomeActions? HomeActions is a cloud-based platform designed to help agents communicate more effectively with their sphere of influence: their clients, prospects and referral sources. We… Read More »

Highest Share of Homeowners Likely to Move in Q3 2018 in Chicago, DC, Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta

Highest Share of Homeowners Likely to Move in Q3 2018 in Chicago, DC, Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta

Lowest Share of Pre-Movers in Cleveland, Boston, Pittsburgh, Detroit, San Francisco; North Dakota, Illinois, Nevada, Virginia and Colorado the Top Five Pre-Mover States IRVINE, Calif. – Aug. 16, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q2 2018 Pre-Mover Housing Index, which shows Chicago, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Tampa-St…. Read More »

How Property AVMs Differ in the Real Estate Industry

How Property AVMs Differ in the Real Estate Industry

In real estate, property AVM (Automated Valuation Model) is used to estimate a property value typically during the underwriting process when appraisals are needed. AVMs are also used on websites to provide property estimates for potential sellers, which in turn, become valuable leads. Whatever your reason for using AVMs, many factors go into the calculation… Read More »

Best Neighborhoods for Buying Rental Homes

Best Neighborhoods for Buying Rental Homes

For its 2018 Neighborhood Housing Index, ATTOM Data Solutions analyzed potential rental returns for homes purchased as rentals in 10,895 neighborhoods with sufficient rental return data. While the best neighborhoods for rental returns tended be in neighborhoods with an F, D or C rating, there was no shortage of exceptions with higher-rated neighborhoods yielding good… Read More »

Top Real Estate Disrupters: Roofstock Disrupting Single Family Rentals

Top Real Estate Disrupters: Roofstock Disrupting Single Family Rentals

This is the second in a series of articles chronicling notable real estate disrupters fueled by property and neighborhood data from ATTOM Data Solutions.  Top real estate disrupter Roofstock was formed when hedge-fund thinking collided with the often-inefficient single family real estate market in the wake of the Great Recession. In 2009 firms like Blackstone,… Read More »

Best Neighborhoods for Real Estate Buying and Investing

Best Neighborhoods for Real Estate Buying and Investing

More Than 10,000 Neighborhoods Ranked and Assigned Letter Grades from A to F; Report Also Provides Aggregate Housing Characteristics and Trends by Neighborhood Grade IRVINE, Calif. – August 2, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2018 Neighborhood Housing Index, which uses new neighborhood boundary data to… Read More »

Top Real Estate Disrupters: Offerpad Disrupting the Disrupter

Top Real Estate Disrupters: Offerpad Disrupting the Disrupter

This is the first in a series of articles chronicling notable real estate disrupters fueled by property and neighborhood data from ATTOM Data Solutions.  Zillow bought its first home in May. The online real estate giant’s plain-vanilla purchase of a four-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Chandler, Arizona, for $410,000 is bursting with symbolism for the one-time… Read More »