Property Data Dynamics

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: 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 »

A Property Data Reformation for Marketing Lists

A Property Data Reformation for Marketing Lists

This article originally appeared in the December 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. When Martin Luther wrote his 95 theses 500 years ago, it sparked a reformation that profoundly changed how Christians interacted with their ultimate source of truth:… Read More »