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

SmartZip, a Web site that offers rating and research tools for real estate investors, including color-coded investment heat maps, launches today. The company offers automated scores for individual properties on a scale of 1 to 100 for "growth" and "income" and also scores cities, metro areas and counties. At launch, SmartZip.com has data and ratings for about 12 million properties in California and Florida, with plans to expand nationwide. The growth score is geared toward those who are seeking above-average appreciation "and are willing to tolerate higher risk in ... price volatility over time," according to SmartZip's Web site, while the income score is for those who "prefer a steady stream of monthly cash flow and ... want to minimize volatili...