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Powering Real-Time Loan Risk Models with a Property Data API

Powering Real-Time Loan Risk Models with a Property Data API

This article, an interview with James W. Waters, Founder and CEO at Foresight Information Services, originally appeared in the May 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 Foresight? Foresight provides risk mitigation and transaction… Read More »

Facilitating Fast, Accurate Flood Insurance Valuations

Facilitating Fast, Accurate Flood Insurance Valuations

This article, an interview with Denis Brosnan, CEO at DIMONT, 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.   What is your elevator pitch for DIMONT? “Twenty years ago, DIMONT founded the industry of providing hazard insurance claims… Read More »

Leveraging Real Estate Data to Identify, Understand and Engage Affluent Customers

Leveraging Real Estate Data to Identify, Understand and Engage Affluent Customers

This article, an interview with Arup Banerjee, CEO at Windfall Data, originally appeared in the August 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.   What is your elevator pitch / 30-second sound bite for Windfall? Based in San Francisco, Windfall is… Read More »

Home Prices in Highest-Risk Zips for Environmental Hazards Increased at Faster Pace Than U.S. Average Over Past Decade

Home Prices in Highest-Risk Zips for Environmental Hazards Increased at Faster Pace Than U.S. Average Over Past Decade

Foreclosure Rates Lower in Highest-Risk Zip Codes; Superfund Risk Bucks Trends With Weaker Price Appreciation in Highest Risk Zips IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 22, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2017 Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which shows that median home prices in U.S. zip codes… 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 »

ATTOM Data Solutions Acquires Onboard Informatics, Adding Best-in-Class Neighborhood Data

ATTOM Data Solutions Acquires Onboard Informatics, Adding Best-in-Class Neighborhood Data

New Data Features Neighborhood Boundaries, Schools, Crime, Amenities, Commuter Times; Combined with ATTOM Tax, Deed, Mortgage & Foreclosure Records in One-Stop Data Shop IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 15, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today announced it has acquired Onboard Informatics, the leading provider of neighborhood data and data-enabled… Read More »

Average Home Seller Profits at 10-Year High of $54,000 in Q4 2017

Average Home Seller Profits at 10-Year High of $54,000 in Q4 2017

But Homeowners Staying Put Longer as Average Homeownership Tenure Rises to New High; Kansas City, San Jose, Nashville Led Major Metros in Home Price Appreciation in 2017; All-Cash Purchase Share Increases Following Four Years of Declines IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 1, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to 12-Year Low in 2017

But New York Foreclosure Auctions, New Jersey REOs Both at 11-Year High; Biggest Backlogs of Legacy Foreclosures in New York, New Jersey, Florida IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2018 – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Year-End 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows foreclosure filings —… Read More »

Buying a Home More Affordable Than Renting in 54 Percent of U.S. Markets

Buying a Home More Affordable Than Renting in 54 Percent of U.S. Markets

But 64 Percent of Population Live in Markets More Affordable to Rent Than Buy; Least Affordable Rental Markets Led by Counties in Northern California, DC, Brooklyn; Most Affordable Rental Markets in Alabama, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 11, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released… Read More »