Creating inventory in an inventory depressed market can be a challenge. RealtyTrac’s Daren Blomquist is going to take away the mystery and provide concrete methods to create inventory using Data and Marketing to make improve the prospect of you closing that next big deal. We’ll also hear more about the transparency behind the new information on neighborhoods and homes RealtyTrac just launched. Transparency the consumer wants including information about biohazards, environmental hazards, drug houses, demographic make up and more.
Update: RealtyTrac purges property listings of sex offender, drug lab data – See more here.
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Vice President Daren Blomquist is RealtyTrac’s primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on foreclosure statistics and trends.
Employed at RealtyTrac since 2001, Daren is one of the real estate company’s longest-term employees, and he has been instrumental in many facets of the company’s business as it has transformed into the industry leader it is today.
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.
Daren also interfaces with numerous government agencies at the national, state and local level and is a sought-after speaker at industry events nationwide including Inman Connect, U.S. Treasury Short Sale Training Events, REOMAC, Equity Trust Networking Conference , FiveStar MPACT, as well as events held by the Georgia Association of Realtors, the California Mortgage Association, the Mortgage Servicing News, and many local real estate investor associations.
He is a graduate of Trinity International University in Chicago and holds a degree in English Communications.