Author: Daren Blomquist

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Down From Year Ago in October But Up in 38 Percent of Local Markets

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Down From Year Ago in October But Up in 38 Percent of Local Markets

There were a total of 66,401 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in October 2018, up 21 percent from an all-time low in the previous month, but still down 4 percent from a year ago, according to ATTOM Data Solutions. Counter to the national trend, October 2018 foreclosure activity increased from a year ago in 15… Read More »

Real Estate Settlement Services Industry Needs Technology-Driven Efficiencies

Real Estate Settlement Services Industry Needs Technology-Driven Efficiencies

The real estate settlement services industry is not well-positioned to weather a recession, according Patrick Stone, executive chairman and founder of the Williston Financial Group, a company that operates several businesses in the title insurance and real estate settlement industry. That’s a critical oversight because Stone firmly believes a recession is coming. “Personally, I don’t… Read More »

Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting and ATTOM Data Solutions Announce Successful Completion of Microsoft Azure Migration

Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting and ATTOM Data Solutions Announce Successful Completion of Microsoft Azure Migration

Puts ATTOM’s National Real Estate Database of 155 Million U.S. Properties in the Cloud; Enables More Flexible Data Management and Expedited Delivery to Bulk Licensing Clients; Resulted in an Estimated 30% Cost Savings in ATTOM’s Infrastructure Budget OCEANSIDE, Calif., October 30, 2018 – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, and Managed… Read More »

Brokerage Taps Technology, Experience to Weather Housing Ups and Downs

Brokerage Taps Technology, Experience to Weather Housing Ups and Downs

Longtime real estate brokerage Long & Foster has plenty of experience in weathering previous recessions, giving it confidence when it comes to dealing with the ups and downs of the housing market, according to CEO and president Jeff Detwiler. “Having been in business since 1968, we have lived through other downturns, and we have learned to… Read More »

Single Family Rental Platform Puts Pedal to the Metal with Marketing Lists

Single Family Rental Platform Puts Pedal to the Metal with Marketing Lists

Online single family rental marketplace OwnAmerica identifies and engages SFR operators with the help of targeted marketing lists generated by ATTOM Data Solutions from its nationwide database of more than 155 million U.S. properties. The Power of Property Marketing Lists The property-level marketing lists include not just ownership information for non-owner occupied properties, but also… Read More »

Digital Mortgage Application Optimized with Property Ownership Data

Digital Mortgage Application Optimized with Property Ownership Data

Online mortgage marketplace LendingTree optimizes its digital mortgage application process with the help of bulk property data from ATTOM Data Solutions, which is used to pre-fill and validate property and ownership information along with mortgage and transaction history. The bulk property data that LendingTree receives from ATTOM includes property characteristics and ownership information obtained from county… Read More »

Home Equity Data Optimizes Fundraising Efforts for Nonprofits

Home Equity Data Optimizes Fundraising Efforts for Nonprofits

Windfall Data helps nonprofits identify, understand engage affluent customers using home equity data from ATTOM Data Solutions. Windfall also utilizes property and owner characteristic data from ATTOM paired with other household-level data. According to CEO Arup Banerjee, Windfall has helped its nonprofit customers handle a strategic fundraising challenge in recent years — a shrinking share of… Read More »

Property Data Pre-Fill Streamlines Insurance Claims for Mortgage Servicers

Property Data Pre-Fill Streamlines Insurance Claims for Mortgage Servicers

DIMONT provides insurance claims services to mortgage servicers to help protect the property collateral behind mortgages against natural disasters and default. The company uses an automated property data pre-fill from ATTOM Data Solutions to streamline the insurance claims services and other services it provides to mortgage servicers. “Today we’re still the largest of our kind,… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 9 Percent in August 2018 From Previous Month, Still Down 7 Percent From Year Ago

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 9 Percent in August 2018 From Previous Month, Still Down 7 Percent From Year Ago

Bank Repossessions Up 14 Percent From Previous Month, Down  1 Percent From Year Ago Foreclosure Starts Up 9 Percent From Previous Month, Down 6 Percent From Year Ago There were 70,166 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in August 2018, up 9 percent from July but still down 7 percent from a year ago, according to… Read More »