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U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 Increased 6 Percent to More Than $293 Billion

Average Property Tax Was $3,399, Up 3 Percent and Effective Tax Rate of 1.17 Percent; Highest Effective Tax Rates in New Jersey, Illinois, Vermont, Texas, New Hampshire; Average Property Taxes Nearly Twice as High in Politically Blue Counties as in Red Counties IRVINE, Calif. – April 5, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the… 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 »

Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable for Average Wage Earners in 68 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets

Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable for Average Wage Earners in 68 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets

73 Percent of Markets Less Affordable Than a Year Ago; Eight of 10 Highest-Priced Counties Post Negative Net Migration in 2017 IRVINE, Calif. – March 29, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Home Affordability Report, which shows that median home prices in Q1… Read More »

ATTOM Data Solutions Ranks Best Counties for Buying Single Family Rentals in 2018

ATTOM Data Solutions Ranks Best Counties for Buying Single Family Rentals in 2018

Highest Potential SFR Returns in Baltimore, Macon, Montgomery, Detroit, Atlanta; Report Also Identifies Best SFR Growth Markets and Best Low Risk-High Return SFR Markets IRVINE, Calif. – March 22, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 Single Family Rental Market report, which ranks the best… Read More »

In Search of the Goldilocks Pre-Mover Lead

In Search of the Goldilocks Pre-Mover Lead

This article 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. Most pre-mover leads available today are either too hot or too cold. That statement will be explored later in this article, but first a brief primer… Read More »

U.S. Residential Loan Originations Down 19 Percent in Q4 2017 Led by 34 Percent Drop in Refinance Originations

U.S. Residential Loan Originations Down 19 Percent in Q4 2017 Led by 34 Percent Drop in Refinance Originations

Santa Rosa, California Posts Biggest Drop Among U.S. Metro Areas; Median Down Payment on Home Purchases Increases 20 Percent From a Year Ago; Construction Loan Originations Up 33 Percent to Two-Year High, Up 345 Percent in Houston IRVINE, Calif. – March 15, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today… Read More »

U.S. Home Flipping Increases to 11-Year High in 2017 With More Than 200,000 Homes Flipped for Second Straight Year

U.S. Home Flipping Increases to 11-Year High in 2017 With More Than 200,000 Homes Flipped for Second Straight Year

Top Major Market Flipping Rates in Memphis, Las Vegas, Tampa, Birmingham, Phoenix; $16.1 Billion In Financed Flips in 2017, Up 27 Percent From 2016 to 10-Year High IRVINE, Calif. – March 8, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q4 and Year-End 2017 U.S. Home Flipping Report,… Read More »

Predicting the Best Use of Land with Machine Learning & AI

Predicting the Best Use of Land with Machine Learning & AI

This article, an interview with Bryan Copley, co-founder and CEO at CityBldr, originally appeared in the October 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. What is your elevator pitch for CityBldr? We’re a marketplace for development sites. The backbone of our… Read More »