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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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Are You Ready for a Wild Real Estate Market This Fall?
By Mike Simonsen on July 15, 2022

You know, it's no secret now that the real estate frenzy of the last few years is over. And does that mean though that a crash is coming? Is it suddenly a bad time to buy a house? It's kind...

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More homes are getting relisted as demand slows
By Mike Simonsen on July 11, 2022

Available inventory of homes for sale in the US rose quickly again this week even during the holiday week. Maybe that’s partially due to the holiday falling on a Monday other than a...

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Can Better Data Help Real Estate Investors Outperform?
By Mike Simonsen on July 7, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Mike Greene, CEO of ResiShares, to talk about the latest trends in real estate investing. Mike and Mike discuss how...

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More price cuts as housing inventory climbs
By Mike Simonsen on July 6, 2022

Available inventory keeps growing. The increase this week in unsold homes available on the market was the biggest in many years. If you recall the video last week we actually forecasted a...

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How Realtors Should Talk to Buyers and Sellers in a Changing Market
By Mike Simonsen on June 29, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Jimmy Mackin, CEO of Curaytor, to talk about best practices for communicating with buyers and sellers right now, as...

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Another week of skyrocketing real estate inventory
By Mike Simonsen on June 27, 2022

The market added 25,000 homes to available inventory this week. That’s bigger than the model has predicted. It’s really fascinating to see how quickly this market can get us back to normal...

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How To Predict the Future of the Housing Market
By Mike Simonsen on June 22, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Logan Mohtashami from HousingWire to talk about the changing real estate market and the big economic issues of the...

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Home prices still at record highs, even as demand slows
By Mike Simonsen on June 20, 2022

Available Inventory of unsold homes on the market is climbing every week, very quickly. Many Americans are still buying homes of course, seemingly undeterred by the trends that those of us...

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Key Stats to Watch in a Changing Real Estate Market
By Mike Simonsen on June 20, 2022

So the world's financial markets are in turmoil. Stock markets are way down from their peak interest rates are rising. We have inflation and we have fears of future inflation, the crypto...

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How slow will the housing market get?
By Mike Simonsen on June 14, 2022

One thing that’s hard for me is to communicate how quickly the brakes hit this market but that we’re also still way below normal available inventory. Supply and demand still keeps us in a...

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