DATA DRIVEN INSIGHTS BLOG

December 5, 2019

DataTree President Robert Karraa Wins HousingWire Vanguard Award

  We’re honored to be honored… First American® DataTree® is proud to wrap-up 2019 with recently awarded HousingWire Vanguard winner, Robert Karraa, ...

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August 23, 2019

Getting the Most From HOA Lien Data

Homeowners’ Association (HOA) liens can be risky undertakings for mortgage lenders. HOA liens are designed to protect homeowners’ associations by ...

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August 15, 2019

Intelligent Marketing: How Homeowner Data Saves Lenders Money & Improves ...

Today’s mortgage lenders are working as sales agents pitching their products to the right kind of borrowers. Often, this leads to an increasingly ...

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August 1, 2019

Real-Time Data Delivery: Why it Matters

Mortgage lenders have an important balancing act – they must attract the ‘right’ clientele, who are at the core of the business, while managing risk ...

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July 18, 2019

Reports to Help Mortgage Lenders Estimate Loan Balance

As part of the mortgage lending due diligence process, understanding property values is critical in making informed lending decisions. In this blog ...

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June 27, 2019

What is Skip Tracing?

Skip tracing is a term that is used to describe the process of locating a person who can't be found at their place of residence or usual hangouts. ...

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June 20, 2019

3 Signs of a Great Property Investment

Prospective rental investors or landlords are understandably focused on determining whether certain buildings or homes represent good investments. ...

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June 14, 2019

The 5 Layers of GIS Mapping: What They Are and How They Work

  If you’ve ever looked up an address on Google Maps or a real estate software program, you’ve used a form of geographic information system, or GIS. ...

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June 4, 2019

What Is Catastrophe Modeling and Why It's Important

Hurricane season is an annual expectation in places like Florida. Nonetheless, a hurricane that makes landfall can have potentially catastrophic ...

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May 31, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About How To Find Liens on Property

In the world of mortgage lending, it is important to understand how to find liens on property. There are some homeowners who are extremely honest ...

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May 28, 2019

Mortgage Lenders: If 2020 Brings a Recession, Then What Will Happen to the ...

  As someone who works in the mortgage industry, you probably have vivid and unpleasant memories of the Great Recession of 2008. The first signs that ...

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May 23, 2019

How Property Data and GIS Is Changing the Trucking Industry

Trucking is a large and influential industry in the U.S. The nation's truckers move more than 70 percent of the country's freight. Almost 34 million ...

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May 21, 2019

3 Surprising Industries That Are Being Transformed By Data

 

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May 16, 2019

Credit Unions: 3 Business-Boosting Trends for 2019

  Credit unions are a growing segment of the financial services market. Recent data reveals they are increasingly popular with consumers seeking ...

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May 14, 2019

Mortgage Lenders: Why You Need Real Estate Data to Effectively Process PACE ...

The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans programs provide financing for homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient. To date, more ...

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