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Family Tree of Hottest Homebuyer Last Names in 2017

Family Tree of Hottest Homebuyer Last Names in 2017

Home sales nationwide decreased 4 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, but sales to buyers with last names of Lin, Zhang, Wu, Liu and Huang increased by more than 20 percent while sales to buyers with last names of Burns, Porter, Jenkins and Cole decreased by 15 percent or more, according to a new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of homebuyer surnames... Read More »
ATTOM Data Solutions Launches New Online Marketing List Creation Platform With Data for 155 Million U.S. Properties

ATTOM Data Solutions Launches New Online Marketing List Creation Platform With Data for 155 Million U.S. Properties

New ‘ATTOM List’ Platform Features Expanded Data Footprint, Industry-Standard Interface; Search Filters Include Property & Owner Location, Occupancy, Equity, Foreclosure Status IRVINE, Calif. — May 10, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier multi-sourced property database, today announced the launch of ATTOM List, a new... Read More »
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To Finance or Not to Finance Home Flips (Infographic)

To Finance or Not to Finance Home Flips (Infographic)

Nearly 35 percent of all homes flipped in 2017 were purchased by the flipper with financing, a nine-year high, according to ATTOM Data Solutions. While financing flips may be attractive given that — in theory — it allows investors to leverage their capital to get a better return and do more flips, that theory does not quite work out according to... Read More »
May is the Best Month to Sell a Home Nationwide. Here’s the Best Month to Sell in Your Local Market

May is the Best Month to Sell a Home Nationwide. Here’s the Best Month to Sell in Your Local Market

May is the best month to sell a home, according to a new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of 14.7 million home sales from 2011 to 2017, which shows that homeowners selling in May realized the biggest premiums above estimated market value — 5.9 percent on average — of any month. The best day of the year to sell a home is June 28, with an average... Read More »
The Promise and Pitfalls of ADUs as Affordable Housing Panacea

The Promise and Pitfalls of ADUs as Affordable Housing Panacea

A paucity of affordable housing that threatens to inflame a burgeoning homelessness crisis and trigger an exodus of well-paying jobs is forcing local governments to consider creative solutions to this intractable problem. One such solution is to streamline the development of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in the hopes that real estate developers... Read More »
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U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 Increased 6 Percent to More Than $293 Billion

Average Property Tax Was $3,399, Up 3 Percent and Effective Tax Rate of 1.17 Percent; Highest Effective Tax Rates in New Jersey, Illinois, Vermont, Texas, New Hampshire; Average Property Taxes Nearly Twice as High in Politically Blue Counties as in Red Counties IRVINE, Calif. – April 5, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier... Read More »

Q2 2018 ATTOM Data Solutions Report Release Schedule

ATTOM Data Solutions plans to publish the following reports in its newsroom in Q2 2018. All release times will be at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time. Publish Date Report Name 4/5/2018 Annual Property Tax Report 4/12/2018 Q1 2018 Foreclosure Activity Report 4/19/2018 Q1 2018 Home Sales Report 4/26/2018 Hottest Buyer Last Names in 2017 5/3/2018 Q1 2018... Read More »