Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

A new real estate valuation Web site developed by a former commodities trader will rely on the collective wisdom of users to estimate the value of individual homes and generate price indexes by ZIP code and neighborhood. If enough people participate, My-Currency.com would be better at predicting the true market value of properties than sites that rely on public records, comparable sales and other factors to generate estimates using mathematical formulas, said Karim Tahawi, founder and chief executive officer. Tahawi thinks real estate professionals will participate in My-Currency.com -- not only providing valuations, but answering questions, blogging and contributing articles to a Wiki -- because the site will help them land clients and generate business through the site. Registered ...