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A true data geek, Mike founded Altos Research in 2006 to bring data and insight on the U.S. housing market to those who need it most. The company now serves the largest Wall Street investment firms, banks, and tens of thousands of real estate professionals around the country.
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The Risks and Opportunities in Today's Housing Market
By Mike Simonsen on May 18, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Rick Sharga, EVP of Market Intelligence at ATTOM, for a deep dive into the state of the current housing market. Rick...

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Price reductions accelerating as housing demand cools
By Mike Simonsen on May 16, 2022

Inventory is increasing. And price reductions are climbing too as buyer demand backs off with higher mortgage rates and new uncertainty in the strength of the economy. Because it’s May and...

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The Housing Market Shift Is Here. Now What?
By Mike Simonsen on May 13, 2022

Mortgage rates are way up. Inflation is super high, stock in crypto markets are way down, is it possible that real estate escapes all the economic carnage? The fact is available inventory...

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Leading indicators of a housing slowdown
By Mike Simonsen on May 11, 2022

Predicting change in the real estate market is a challenge. Interest rates have spiked, which should be dampening demand. But also low inventory is building demand and cash for buying...

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Housing inventory is rising quickly as the market shifts
By Mike Simonsen on May 9, 2022

Available inventory of single family homes on the market is rising quickly each week now. What does that mean? Is it a sign that the market is turning? Should we be worried? These are real...

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The Future of Second Home Ownership
By Mike Simonsen on May 4, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Austin Allison, CEO of Pacaso Homes, to talk about the shifting dynamics in the market for second homes. Austin...

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Home prices hit a new record even as the market slows
By Mike Simonsen on May 2, 2022

Even though we can see tiny indications of the housing market trying to get back to more normal conditions, home prices still hit a record high this week. Buyers are still in a heavily...

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How Realtors Are Surviving and Thriving in a Crazy Market
By Mike Simonsen on April 27, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Wendy Forsythe, Chief Strategy Officer of Fathom Realty, who shares her view from the front lines of one of the...

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Early signs that housing demand is slowing
By Mike Simonsen on April 25, 2022

We indeed have some signals of a housing market turning slower. While we go from super hot to merely hot, it’s fascinating to watch which of the Altos Research metrics are showing the...

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The Secrets of Top-Performing Real Estate Agents
By Mike Simonsen on April 20, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Tom Ferry, the real estate industry’s #1 coach and trainer, to talk about how to achieve greatness and fulfill your...

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