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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 »

Five Startups Shaking Up the Real Estate Industry

Five Startups Shaking Up the Real Estate Industry

  Real estate technology is experiencing a moment.  Last year $1 billion was invested in the space, with two companies, Opendoor and Compass hitting a $1 billion valuation. Where there is funding, there are disrupters.  These five caught our eye.  The type of ingenuity demonstrated by these companies inspired the recent launch of our Jump Start program.  But in addition to… Read More »

The Five Technology Trends that will Impact Real Estate (and the World) in 2018

The Five Technology Trends that will Impact Real Estate (and the World) in 2018

As we head toward a new year, let’s examine technological forces that will shape the real estate industry next year. HERE’S WHAT 2018 WILL BRING:  It is estimated there will be one Wi-Fi hotspot for every 20 people  HP will release the Machine, which is six times more powerful than current servers The Economist predicts electric cars… Read More »

The Rise of Infill Development

The Rise of Infill Development

This article, written by Ali Monshizadeh and Mark Fotohabadi of civil engineering firm MFKessler, originally appeared in the March 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. The need for development is on the rise. Whether it’s in the form of… Read More »

Finally: Demographic Clarity

Finally: Demographic Clarity

This article, written by John Burns, CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, originally appeared in the February 2017 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. Busy real estate executives need people to get to the conclusions, so here you go…. Read More »

The Mortgage of the Future Will Be Designed for Digital Natives

The Mortgage of the Future Will Be Designed for Digital Natives

This article, written by Manvinder Saraon of LendingHome, originally appeared in the April 2017 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. The mortgage industry has finally begun to move from the Dark Age into the Digital Age. While technological innovations have… Read More »

Building a Better Home Value Mousetrap

Building a Better Home Value Mousetrap

This article, written by Clifford A. Lipscomb of Greenfield Advisors, originally appeared in the December 2016 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. Introduction to Automated Valuation Models Property valuation is an integral part of the housing industry that is long… Read More »