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AIPIS 114 – Daren Blomquist of RealtyTrac Analyzes Geographical Housing Data

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Crunching the numbers sounds easy enough, but which numbers do you use? National data doesn’t always reflect individual markets and using geographical data isn’t always a telling sign due to widespread changes in Fannie and Freddie’s level of risk. Jason and Daren take a deep dive into analyzing market data and how tagging markets as linear, cyclical and hybrid allow investors to understand good properties based on cash flow and ROI.


Key Takeaways:

[2:20] National data doesn’t always reflect geographic niches

[3:59] RealtyTrac is, at its core, a data company

[6:43] Licensing and re-selling the data to other companies

[8:16] Home sales are at an 8 year high when analyzing 190 markets

[10:38] The homeownership rate helps our clients to analyze markets

[12:30] Analyzing the tax assessor information for rental properties

[14:50] Everything is relative

[18:44] Thinking of real estate markets as linear (boring), cyclical and hybrid

[24:15] A combination of jobs and universities help real estate markets

[28:41] Extend and pretend, or delay and pray markets

[31:24] Market influences are tipping towards introducing additional risk



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