BuildFax is the first-of-its-kind national data source for property condition. Its products serve the entire real estate ecosystem—from insurance carriers to lenders to savvy real estate professionals—answering essential questions about property improvements, structural risks, and changes over time. With more than 8 billion data points on U.S. commercial and residential structures, BuildFax is the leading source for property condition data in the U.S. It provides its solutions across to more than 25 insurance carriers (including top 10 carriers), industry-leading mortgage buyers, and thousands of real estate professionals. BuildFax partners include the top names in insurance and lending technology—such as EDR, MSB, LexisNexis, EagleView Technologies, CoreLogic, and RealtyTrac. This DISCERN partner supplies the platform with construction permitting data, a leading indicator of new construction rates.
SNL real estate
SNL real estate
SNL Financial is a leading provider of breaking news, financial data and expert analysis on business sectors critical to the global economy. Its business intelligence service provides investment professionals - from leading Wall Street institutions to top corporate management - with access to an in-depth electronic database, updated 24/7.
As a DISCERN data partner, SNL brings real estate and financial data to the platform. This includes up-to-date information on consensus estimates, NAV’s, FFO’s, AFFO’s, and book value.
Altos Research is an aggregator of leading housing data at both the national and zip code levels. Altos sources: two million+ active listings in 22,000+ zip codes, 50,000+ active reo listings, 700,000+ U.S. rental listings and closed transactions to provide data on pricing, inventory and absorptions for the DISCERN platform.
Alpha Theory adds science to the art of fundamental portfolio management by combining investment management best practices, key lessons from the field of behavioral finance, and the power of cloud computing. Using only the firm’s fundamental research and its unique portfolio management preferences, parameters, and constraints as inputs, Alpha Theory centralizes the entire investment team’s activities into a formalized, efficient, and auditable workflow, converts previously subjective and imprecise heuristic portfolio management calculations into a robust mathematical equation, and dynamically generates suggested sizing adjustments designed to maximize the risk-adjusted return of the portfolio.
Alpha Theory provides DISCERN with option-implied probabilities for specified scenarios, allowing users to set signals off of unusual changes.