Items Tagged with 'mortgage data'


  • HouseCanary raises $31 million to grow housing data business

    Series B funding brings total funding to $64 million
    Earlier this year, HouseCanary, a provider of software and analytics for the real estate industry, raised $33 million in its first ever funding round thanks to participants like Executive Chairman of Alphabet Eric Schmidt and NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Now, just nine months later, the company announced that it completed its second round of funding, which nearly equaled its first capital raise.
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  • The democratization of data

    "Indicizing" masses of industry information
    [Commentary] We need to take a page from the proven model of home price indices and put it to work in other data-heavy aspects of the mortgage industry. Consider the possibilities. Imagine an index that can match the granularity of an HPI like Black Knight’s, but – instead of looking at home prices – is focused on other critical factors; loan originations or mortgage performance, for example.
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  • RE/MAX and HouseCanary collaborate to provide agents with real estate data

    Agents utilize HouseCanary data
    RE/MAX and HouseCanary announced a collaboration to provide agents with exclusive data. HouseCanary is a real estate analytics company that provides values and forecasts for more than 18,000 U.S. residential markets and 100 million properties. Want to know what a home will be worth in two years? RE/MAX agents now know.
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  • iEmergent names Fenn Meents chief growth officer

    Newly created position
    iEmergent, a forecasting and data analytics firm for the banking and mortgage lending industries, announced a new member and position at the company. Fenn Meents joins the company as its new chief growth officer. Meents knows first-hand how iEmergent operates, originally starting as a client at the company.
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  • First American buys Interthinx

    Behold the power of mortgage data
    The second largest title insurer in the United States is buying a well-regarded mortgage data firm in order to boost its analytical power. The seller, on the other hand, is focusing on other industries more closely aligned with its strategy.
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