ATTOM Insights

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 »

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 »

The Best Neighborhood Data APIs

The Best Neighborhood Data APIs

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 the neighborhood data. Here’s… 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 »