GeoHome: Entry Level Market Sizzles While Top Tier Cools

The market tightness index, calculated from data including list price, sale price and time on market, not only measures a seller’s bargaining power, but also has a short-term house price predictive power. In other words, tracking the ups and downs of market tightness can help predict the trend of price in the following one to eight quarters.

Is Your Home Near A Landfill? If You Live In Massachusetts, Probably.

Massachusetts, one of the most populous states in the U.S. and with the longest settlement, has a lot of houses near waste landfill – from active, inactive to closed. GeoHome, a big data startup for real estate, ran an analysis combining The Warren Group’s housing data, land use survey history and information from the Environmental Protection Agency, and found the following interesting patterns.