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Apr 1 2019
Blog

Housing Wire’s 6th annual Tech100 awards recognized BuildFax as one of the most cutting-edge tech companies in the housing sector. This marks the second year BuildFax has made the list. BuildFax first made the list in 2017. Since then, the company has almost doubled in size and grown at double-digit CAGR – a true testament … Continued

Mar 27 2019
Blog

Hurricane-related insured losses have skyrocketed over the past two years. Heading into 2019’s hurricane season, carriers face the challenging task of responding swiftly to claims, while also controlling loss creep, mitigating fraud, and managing property risk and exposure. It’s a tall order, but the right advanced data services can support these initiatives. Carriers who leverage … Continued

Mar 18 2019
Blog

The February BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR), which delivers a comprehensive view of macro- and microeconomic trends affecting the U.S. housing market, revealed gaps between national and city-level trends. The February report confirmed the housing market slowdown persists amidst repeat declines in key housing indicators. However, on the metro-level, some cities are still experiencing steady … Continued

Feb 19 2019
Blog

Today, BuildFax published its Housing Health Report (BHHR), which delivers a macro view of the economic trends affecting the U.S. housing market. The January report showed decreases for the third consecutive in year-over-year housing activity. The continuation of year-over-year housing declines are notable given the high correlation between decreases in single-family housing authorizations and historical … Continued

Feb 4 2019
Blog

Real estate investors have identified a strong duality within the industry. U.S. real estate has the potential to be one of the most valuable assets on the market, however, as far as tech-savvy investing goes, it’s also a particularly antiquated market. Our very own Chris Schaum spoke to this contrast at BattleFin, a conference that … Continued

Jan 30 2019
Blog

It’s in the best interest of North Carolina carriers to closely monitor Hurricane Florence recovery. Florence, which made landfall in September 2018, confirmed a recent trend in hurricane activity –a hurricane’s category no longer tells the whole story. In the days before Hurricane Florence reached North Carolina, it was downgraded from a Category 4 hurricane … Continued

Jan 16 2019
Blog

Each month, BuildFax releases its Housing Health Report (BHHR), which delivers a macro view of the economic trends affecting the U.S. housing market. This month’s report showed continued declines across new and existing housing activity, following blanket declines in November. Furthermore, the trailing three-month outlook for single-family housing authorizations was negative, contrasting last month’s positive … Continued