Speaking and Presentations

 

Recent

 

Attom Data Solutions: “ATTOMIZED AVM” Webinar, July 17, 2018 Webinar Link

Panel member on an informational webinar dealing with our recently released Automated Valuation Model; the Attomized AVM.

 

American Real Estate Society (ARES) 2018 Annual Conference. Bonita Springs, FL. April 10-14, 2018 Program Link

I gave an updated talk on my Airbnb research with Gideon Aschwanden, as well as lead a panel on open data and open source software in the real estate discpline and industry.

 

GIS/CAMA (IAAO) 2018 Conference, Houston, TX. March 19-22, 2018 Program Link

I gave a talk on constructing house price indexes for small market areas. I’ll focus on transparency in creating price indexes as well as discussing the recently released hpiR open source package for the R statistical language.

 

IPTI & RICS Annual Caribbean Valuation & Construction Conference, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 2-3, 2017 Program Link

Mass Appraisal and Big Data (Thinking):Process over Petabytes

My talk here focused on seeing past the hype of big data itself and focusing on how ‘data’ thinking and ‘data’ process can help your organization or team. Slide deck available here

 

Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) Research Conference, Chicago, IL. May 10-11, 2017 Program Link

To AirBNB: A Question of Returns

I presented the results of our (with G. Aschwanded) RERI funded research into the financial feasibility of using an AirBNB leasing strategy in Melbourne, Australia.

   

Past

  • 2017 House Price Indexes for Submarkets: A Blending Approach, American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

  • 2017 Big Data Analytics, Panel Member, American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

  • 2016 Deriving Rent-to-Price Ratios: A Comparison of Methods, American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Co-Authored with Gideon Aschwanden

  • 2016 Property-Level Real Estate Data: Processing Techniques and Documentation Review, Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, Sunshine Coast, QLD. Co-Authored with Clifford A. Lipscomb

  • 2014 Piece by Piece: A Parcel-Level Statistical Analysis of Medium Density Redevelopment in Seattle, Western Regional Science Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

  • 2013 Investigating the ‘Re-urbanism Hypothesis’ through an analysis of land market trends., Western Regional Science Association Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA.

  • 2012 Expanding GWR: Exploring an N-dimensionally locally weighted regression technique for home price estimation, Western Regional Science Association Annual Meeting, Kauai, Hawaii.

  • 2011 N-dimensional locally weighted regression for house price prediction, American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.

  • 2009 An Iterative Approach to Minimizing Valuation Errors using an Automated Comparable Sales Model, American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, Monterrey, CA. Co-Authored with Max Kummerow.

  • 2007 Valuation of Underground Storage and Rents, American Real Estate Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Co-Authored with Throupe, R., Kilpatrick, J., & Spiess, W.