Articles Tagged with ''HouseCanary''

HouseCanary hires tech exec as president and COO

Jeff Somers will lead operations at the real estate tech company
Real estate technology company HouseCanary has hired Jeff Somers as president and chief operating officer. Somers brings his extensive experience in the tech sector to the team, having worked previously at Insureon, Ticketmaster, eBay, Microsoft, Zillow and Amazon.
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HouseCanary appoints new chief product officer

Bashambu previously served as IAC Applications chief analytics officer
HouseCanary, a real estate technology company, recently announced Niti Bashambu joined the company as its new chief product officer. HouseCanary CEO and Co- founder Jeremy Sicklick said Niti’s long track record of success and expertise in product strategy makes her the ideal candidate to shepherd the company's product offerings.
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From HW Magazine

2019 HW Tech100 winner: HouseCanary

Web and API products help real estate professionals
HouseCanary’s web and API products help real estate professionals answer the questions that are most fundamental to their business and make decisions around those answers.
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Amrock levies blockbuster claims against HouseCanary, wants $740 million verdict overturned

Claims HouseCanary engaged in collusion, fraud, and deception
HouseCanary and its top executives engaged in collusion, fraud, and deception as part of an effort to convince a jury to order Amrock to pay out one of the largest judgments in the country this year, Amrock claims in a blockbuster legal filing. And based on these new revelations, Amrock wants a new trial and the $740 million judgment against it tossed out.
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Amrock ordered to pay $740 million to HouseCanary for trade secret theft

Texas judge hands down largest judgment in U.S. this year
A Texas judge last week ordered Amrock, the title insurance, settlement services and valuations provider formerly known as Title Source, to pay just shy of $740 million to HouseCanary after denying Amrock’s request to vacate a jury’s earlier decision in a trade secret theft battle that rocked the housing industry.
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Is a home improvement loan worth it? Goldman Sachs, HouseCanary team to help borrowers decide

Launch home addition calculator
Goldman Sachs appears ready to continue growing its home improvement lending business, and it’s going to use one of the housing industry’s data leaders to help them do it. Goldman Sachs is partnering with HouseCanary to launch a “Home Addition Calculator,” which will help borrowers figure out if a home addition is worth it or not.
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An inside look at the battle over AVMs

What exactly makes a company’s valuation system a “trade secret”?
[Expert commentary] There's a serious battle being waged right now over automated valuation models. Some in the housing industry love AVMs, while others despise them. And AVMs only seem to be growing in popularity. But what happens if one company gets accused of stealing another company's AVM formula?
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United Wholesale CEO declares huge HouseCanary settlement is “good for all of us”

Tech disruption comes at a big price
Speaking to the mortgage loan officer community on YouTube, Mat Ishbia said: "So this is good for all of us, we want these firms to come and disrupt it, and come up with a new way to help you with a Realtor, to help you with a consumer, help us with valuations. We need this, we all need this. The jury basically validated these technology firms have a place in our industry.”
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