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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 »

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 »

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 »

With Greater Property Data Access Comes Greater Responsibility

With Greater Property Data Access Comes Greater Responsibility

There has never been greater access to public record property data. More widely accessible public record property data advances two worthy objectives — increased transparency in the real estate market and a strengthened legal property system, which famed economist Hernando de Soto argued in The Mystery of Capital is the key to capitalism succeeding in… Read More »

Predicting Intent in Real Estate with Data-Powered AI

Predicting Intent in Real Estate with Data-Powered AI

This article, an interview with Likely.AI CEO and co-founder Brad McDaniel, originally appeared in the April 2018 Housing News Report newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions.  What is your elevator pitch/30-second sound bite for Likely.AI? We are an artificial intelligence platform that is specifically designed for the real estate industry. We’ve built this platform by… Read More »

Tech and Big Data Disrupt the Real Estate Investing Status Quo

Tech and Big Data Disrupt the Real Estate Investing Status Quo

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 Housing News Report newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. For a free subscription to the award-winning Housing News Report, contact christine.stricker@attomdata.com. In the world of real estate investing, there’s a common challenge that most investors face these days. The first inclination might be to think it’s funding. But… Read More »