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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 »

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 »