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

Real estate data company Altos Research launched a Facebook application for market statistics today. The "How's the Market?" app allows Altos Research subscribers to share local market data and trends in the status feeds of their Facebook personal or business pages. "Most apps create a tab or a page on your profile," said Michael Simonsen, Altos' co-founder and CEO. But he said that most users typically don't look at those, and typically don't look "at anything beyond the news feed of status updates. So real estate agents who want to provide business value to their Facebook friends or fans need to do it in their status updates."  Once Altos subscribers install the application, drop-down menus allow them to choose stats like median price, inventory, average ...