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New Building Permit Data Expands ATTOM’s Multi-Sourced Data Platform; Covering 94 Percent of the Nation’s Largest Population Centers with Historical Insight & Detailed Classifications

IRVINE, Calif. — March 9, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today announced the launch of its Building Permit data solution. With over 200 million residential and commercial building permits nationwide, ATTOM now offers the industry’s most complete and robust building permit data.

“Building permit data is an essential component that gives valuable details about a property, and we’re pleased to add another data element to our ATTOM Data Warehouse,” said Rob Barber CEO at ATTOM Data Solutions. “ATTOM’s mission is to power innovation with premium property data and analytics, and in order to do so we must continue to increase real estate transparency with comprehensive data that offers critical insight into the evolving marketplace.”

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ATTOM’s building permit data provides users with critical insight into the life of a property, both residential and commercial, allowing for enhanced predictive analytics and decision-making. With monthly-updated historical insight, covering 94 percent of the nation’s top cities, ATTOM’s permit data offers a competitive edge. Whether assessing risk/insurability, appraising, understanding total cost of ownership or identifying potential home sale activity based on permitted projects, ATTOM’s building permit data delivers a complete view that impacts your bottom line.

“Building permits identify key events in a property’s history,” adds Sean Mooney, VP of Product Management. “Knowing the types of construction or remodeling projects that have occurred on a property – as well as the cost and completion dates of that work – really empowers anyone who is assessing risk or providing valuation services to make more informed decisions.”

ATTOM’s Building Permit data includes:

  • 30+ Permit Classifiers, including
    • Solar Installation
    • Foundations
    • Roofing
  • Permit Status
  • Cost of Job
  • Description of Job
  • Contractor Information
  • And more…

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ATTOM provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency and disruption in a data-driven economy. ATTOM multi-sources property tax, deed, mortgage, foreclosure, environmental risk, natural hazard, and neighborhood data for more than 155 million U.S. residential and commercial properties covering 99 percent of the nation’s population. A rigorous data management process involving more than 20 steps validates, standardizes, and enhances the real estate data collected by ATTOM, assigning each property record with a persistent, unique ID — the ATTOM ID. The 20TB ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries including mortgage, real estate, insurance, marketing, government and more through flexible data delivery solutions that include bulk file licenses, property data APIs, real estate market trends, property reports and more. Also, introducing our newest innovative solution, that offers immediate access and streamlines data management – ATTOM Cloud.

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