58 min

The Risks and Opportunities in Today's Housing Market Top of Mind

    • Entrepreneurship

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 talks about areas of risk for housing in today’s economy, shares some surprising insights into the foreclosure situation, discusses which policies might impact demand, and more.
About Rick Sharga Rick Sharga is the Executive Vice President of Market Intelligence at ATTOM, one of the country's leading providers of real estate data for real estate, financial services, insurance companies, and government agencies.
An accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience in consumer and B2B marketing, Rick has held numerous senior leadership positions in the real estate and mortgage industries and has also developed and executed sales and marketing programs for tech companies such as Fujitsu, JD Edwards, Toshiba, and Hitachi; start-ups like Tickets.com; and consumer brands including Pizza Hut, Acura and Cox Communications. 
One of the country’s most frequently-quoted sources on real estate, mortgage, and foreclosure trends, Rick has appeared regularly over the past 15 years on CNBC, the CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, ABC World News, FOX, Bloomberg, and NPR. 
Rick has also been named twice to the Inman News Inman 100, an annual list of the most influential leaders in real estate.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:  Which segments of borrowers are most at risk in the current environment
Surprising insights about the foreclosure situation
Which regulatory changes might further dampen buyer demand this year
Why new buyers are facing a “triple whammy” of challenges
Rick Sharga’s outlook for what’s next in the industry
Featuring Mike Simonsen, CEO of Altos Research 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. Mike's insights on the market have been featured in Forbes, New York Times, Bloomberg, Dallas Morning News, Seattle PI, and many other national media outlets.
Resources mentioned in this episode: Rick Sharga on LinkedIn
Rick Sharga on Twitter
ATTOM
RealtyTrac
Mike Simonsen on LinkedIn
Altos Research
Follow us on Twitter for more data analysis and insights: https://twitter.com/altosresearch
https://twitter.com/mikesimonsen
See you next week!

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 talks about areas of risk for housing in today’s economy, shares some surprising insights into the foreclosure situation, discusses which policies might impact demand, and more.
About Rick Sharga Rick Sharga is the Executive Vice President of Market Intelligence at ATTOM, one of the country's leading providers of real estate data for real estate, financial services, insurance companies, and government agencies.
An accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience in consumer and B2B marketing, Rick has held numerous senior leadership positions in the real estate and mortgage industries and has also developed and executed sales and marketing programs for tech companies such as Fujitsu, JD Edwards, Toshiba, and Hitachi; start-ups like Tickets.com; and consumer brands including Pizza Hut, Acura and Cox Communications. 
One of the country’s most frequently-quoted sources on real estate, mortgage, and foreclosure trends, Rick has appeared regularly over the past 15 years on CNBC, the CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, ABC World News, FOX, Bloomberg, and NPR. 
Rick has also been named twice to the Inman News Inman 100, an annual list of the most influential leaders in real estate.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:  Which segments of borrowers are most at risk in the current environment
Surprising insights about the foreclosure situation
Which regulatory changes might further dampen buyer demand this year
Why new buyers are facing a “triple whammy” of challenges
Rick Sharga’s outlook for what’s next in the industry
Featuring Mike Simonsen, CEO of Altos Research 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. Mike's insights on the market have been featured in Forbes, New York Times, Bloomberg, Dallas Morning News, Seattle PI, and many other national media outlets.
Resources mentioned in this episode: Rick Sharga on LinkedIn
Rick Sharga on Twitter
ATTOM
RealtyTrac
Mike Simonsen on LinkedIn
Altos Research
Follow us on Twitter for more data analysis and insights: https://twitter.com/altosresearch
https://twitter.com/mikesimonsen
See you next week!

58 min