Tuesday, March 6, 2007

DataQuick's historical data only goes back to 1992!

As I have said before, we are not getting straight poop on the economy from the experts. Take a drive around your town and have a look for yourself. See how many For Sale signs have sprung up. That will tell you more than the experts will.

Foreclosure DataMarch 5, 2007
Properties Returned to Lender For February 2007, $1.5 billion total loan value versus $425 million September. 2006, and 3,690 properties versus 1,660 September 2006.

Go to itulip for the complete article at http://www.itulip.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1034


Anonymous Greg Emery said...

I worked for the company for 13 years.
Mortgage data didn't become "public" until an act of congress in 1988. It took a couple of years for the data to be available in a meaningful mass. Also, storage and search-ability were not terribly advanced, so productizing was an issue.
DataQuick bought a Tandem mainframe and began transitioning from a microfiche based business to a computer based business.
there are other sources, too. They follow that approximate timeline, too.

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