In this newly published Scotsman Guide Q&A, ATTOM Data Solutions Chief Product Officer Todd Teta weighs in on October’s foreclosure uptick. As cited in the Q&A, according to ATTOM’s October 2019 U.S. Foreclosure Activity Report, while foreclosure activity picked up in October, nationally, foreclosures and delinquencies have... Read More »
Data security is crucial regardless of industry or sector. But in real estate, it’s never been more important. Real estate transactions include dozens of parties, servers, networks and countless exchanges of highly personal, sensitive data over extended periods of time. And as more and more big players take their processes digital, the risk grows... Read More »
By Todd Teta, CTO ATTOM Data Solutions iBuyers have been expanding at breakneck speeds. What started as a moonshot idea six years ago has now blossomed into a massive, billion-dollar homebuying market in its own right — and it’s not showing any signs of slowing. Opendoor brought the idea to life in 2014, followed by competitor Offerpad. Since... Read More »
Whether it’s finding out what homes are selling for, characteristics of a specific property or what the neighborhood has to offer, data matters. Nothing is probably more important in the real estate industry than having the right data to help drive company decision-making. With so much data available it can be hard to decipher the good from the... Read More »
Neighborhood data has long been available in database spreadsheet format — often called flat files — through public sources such as the U.S. Census-run American Community Survey. Only in recent years has this crucial data become available through APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), which allow for more real-time and flexible delivery of... Read More »
Two decades ago assembling a playlist of your 10 favorite songs was a bit of a nosebleed. First you would go to the (brick-and-mortar) store and purchase 10 different CDs, each containing one of your favorite songs. Or alternatively mail-order those same CDs through the now-defunct BMG Music Club — remember that! — and wait for them to arrive.... Read More »
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