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Mike Simonsen

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 Leading Indicators to Watch in Today's Real Estate Market
By Mike Simonsen on April 18, 2022

A couple of weeks ago, I was having a conversation with Christine Ward who is an agent in Boise. Idaho has built a team over the last decade or so and built a really big business. We were...

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How high will home prices climb this year?
By Mike Simonsen on April 18, 2022

Available inventory of unsold homes is building each week now. Are these signs the market is slowing due to rising mortgage rates? Just normal spring season? A little of both? That’s what...

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Watch these 3 indicators for a housing market slowdown
By Mike Simonsen on April 11, 2022

I’ve been debating how to report each week since we’re in the difficult intersection in the market. On the one hand interest rates have spiked to the highest point in years, prices and...

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How Remote Work Will Transform Real Estate and the Economy
By Mike Simonsen on April 6, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Adam Ozimek, Chief Economist at the Economic Innovation Group, to talk about remote work and the future of the US...

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Demand for homes still strong as mortgage rates climb
By Mike Simonsen on April 4, 2022

Home prices hit a new record high this week, as the true effects of rising interest rates won’t be felt for several months. There is so much momentum with homebuyers and we’re just now...

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How rising rates impact the housing market
By Mike Simonsen on March 30, 2022

 

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Home prices hit new record high despite mortgage rate jump
By Mike Simonsen on March 28, 2022

All eyes are on the mortgage markets. Rates spiking as fast as we’ve ever seen it. Markets reacting to war and inflation and fears of a coming recession. Lenders reporting 4.5% some getting...

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Market Insights From an Iconic Global Brokerage
By Mike Simonsen on March 23, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen is joined by Greg Sexton, Chief Operating Officer at Century21. Greg shares his extensive expertise as a leader at one of the most...

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The pandemic real estate market continues to surprise
By Mike Simonsen on March 21, 2022

It’s exactly two years since the onset of the pandemic. Interest rates are at their highest levels in three years. But buyers aren’t backing off. Two years in and the post-pandemic real...

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The Future of the Real Estate Transaction
By Mike Simonsen on March 16, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Joe Curtis, Chief Operating Officer at Pango Group, to talk about how real estate transactions are changing, and...

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