HouseCanary lands $31M funding round to build out its analytics platform



Wouldn’t it be great if you could predict the resale value of a home before you bought it? Well, a new startup going by the name of HouseCanary is using big data to do exactly that.

U.S. now has more renters than at any point since 1965



A higher proportion of American households are renting their homes than at any time since 1965, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center based on Census Bureau data.

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents



Real estate brokerages are increasingly turning to something called predictive analytics in order to work out which consumers are most likely to buy or sell.

Gridics raises $1.1M in seed round to streamline city planning processes



The word “efficient” isn’t normally used to describe the planning and zoning processes in most cities, but a startup called Gridics is hoping to change that.

Identify rift between housing affordability and availability grows



A new housing affordability model created jointly by the National Association of Realtors suggests homebuyers at many income levels could see an inadequate amount of listings on the market within their price range in coming months.

5 cloud security measures that are great for your business



It doesn’t matter if your business is big or small, hackers will attack any network they think they can get into.

Existing home sales hit highest levels in a decade in 2016



The number of existing-home sales in 2016 ended at the highest level since the housing boom days, according to fresh data from the National Association of Realtors.

Zillow Economic Forum to focus on opportunity gaps



As the U.S. housing market nears full recovery, widening gaps along racial, socio-economic, and generational lines are impacting the growth of the housing market and individual cities

Existing-home sales rise for 3rd straight month in November, hit 9-year high



The Northeast saw a big surge in existing-home sales this November, while smaller gains in the South also helped to push existing-home sales up nationwide for the third consecutive month

5 incredibly obvious ways that real estate brokers use demographics wrong



As a real estate broker, knowing when to use data is tough. How much should you rely on what the demographics tell you? Or how much weight should you place on the painfully obvious vagrancy problem when you drive through the trade area? What it really comes down to at the end of the day […]

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