Radix Weekly Data – May 20th

Up from the Pandemic Low: Leading Indicators Show More WoW Improvement While coronavirus lockdowns are not over yet, as of May 20, all 50 states were starting to re-open to some degree, according to The Wall Street Journal. The East and West Coasts are re-opening more gradually. As I mentioned in my last blog, the […]

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Radix Weekly Data Report – April 22nd

Dear Radix Friends, I hope this week finds you healthy and you are still managing through working from home and the new “normal.”  We are almost a month since most states started lockdowns and we are seeing reverberations across all markets. Also, leading indicators such as traffic and leases that declined precipitously have started stabilizing […]

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Q&A with Jared Wicker, Director of Data at Radix

We were thrilled to welcome Jared Wicker to the Radix team last summer. Jared is an apartment industry veteran with invaluable experience in multifamily operations. He will play a critical role at our company as Radix expands its client base and meets the data needs of all of our customers. You may even recall reading […]

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Is Web Scraping the Answer?

Recently I’ve heard many people talking about the wonders of scraping websites and how it will solve all of our data gathering problems. And unfortunately, I must disagree. But before delving into why I believe web scraping is a flawed practice, it is important to truly understand what it is. While web scraping can be […]

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Why Now is the Time to Stop Using Excel

Everyone knows how important it is to capture asking rents from competing apartment communities. And conducting weekly market surveys is the most common practice to secure this vital business intelligence. When done right, market surveys can provide invaluable insight into whether a community’s rental rates are too high, too low or competitive. A key part […]

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