We all know that real estate prices, sales and demand are taking off…but how much runway is truly left in the housing market? Are we about to hit a dead-end, slow down around a curve or…crash & burn? Hear an experienced and insightful perspective as Daren Blomquist joins Host Joe Cucchiara on Real Estate Radio LIVE. As Vice President of RealtyTrac – the leading provider of comprehensive housing data and analytics for the real estate and financial services industry – Daren drives this information to the media, academic institutions, plus the Federal & State governments…and now YOU! Join Joe and Daren Wednesday at 3pm PST on AM 1220 KDOW – and listen streaming online at www.kdow.biz.
Joe will kick-off the hour by asking Daren to share recent sales volume data, and tell us about a very recent period of 6 year highs for the Bay area this fall. In addition, areas of discussion will include:
| National and Bay Area home price trends based on months of year-over-year increases.
| Home price softening…where it is happening, and where it is flat.
| Home equity & HELOC trends…what people are doing with all that equity.
| Affordability trends – including which areas are the least and most affordable, including local county stats.
| Wage increases on a quarterly basis and how much movement there has been.
It’s an informative hour with a very vetted guest in the field of real estate analytics – so be sure to tune in and gain the facts and figured you need to make your own market conclusions. Learn more by visiting: http://www.realtytrac.com/ .
Vice President, RealtyTrac
With RealtyTrac since 2001, Daren Blomquist has been instrumental in many facets of the company’s business as it has transformed into the industry leader it is today.
In addition to being one of the company’s longest-term employees, Daren is RealtyTrac’s primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on foreclosure statistics and other real estate trends.
Daren is directly responsible for the creation of the company’s U.S. foreclosure market and sales reports, which are cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide — including all the major news networks and leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA TODAY. He has been quoted in hundreds of national and local publications and has appeared on many national network broadcasts, including CBS, ABC, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business and Bloomberg.
In his position, Daren also interfaces with numerous government agencies at the national, state and local level and is a sought-after speaker at industry events, including in the past year at Inman Connect, U.S. Treasury Short Sale Training Events, REOMAC, FiveStar MPACT, Georgia Association of Realtors, California Mortgage Association, Mortgage Servicing News, Equity Trust Networking Conference, and many local real estate investor associations.
He is a graduate of Trinity International University in Chicago and holds a degree in English Communications.