Irvine, California-based HomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm specializing in single-family rental properties for the individual investor, hired Joe Barr as the company’s chief analytics officer.  

Barr brings more than 25 years of experience building statistical and econometrics models to HomeUnion and has successfully applied his modeling techniques in the mortgage, housing, healthcare, energy and banking/financial services industries.

In his new role, Barr will report to Ravi Renduchintala, president and co-founder of HomeUnion, and will be responsible for building data-driven, predictive trends models that will be used to better identify markets and investment opportunities for HomeUnion’s clients. 

“Joe brings a wealth of experience in helping a company leverage its data and analytic resources through applying predictive, analytic models,” said Renduchintala. “Adding this type of advanced trend and pattern recognition to our current operations, will better able us to isolate undervalued SFR properties.”