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Leverage the most powerful leading indicators of real estate growth with Kukun’s predictive analytics and data collection engine

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Predictive Analytics

  • KIO

    Changing the game of property forecasting

    property forecasting

  • AVM

    Accuracy in current and future AVM

    current and future AVM

  • ROI

    Elevated renovation investing returns

    renovation investing

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Leverage the most powerful leading indicators of real estate growth with Kukun’s predictive analytics and data collection engine

KIO – Kukun Investment Outlook

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Better real estate forecasting starts here

Better forecasting starts here

Get on the wave of where real estate investing is going with the Kukun Investment Outlook (KIO) score. KIO begins with the only scaled and normalized database of construction permits and public property data, which serve as powerful leading indicators of regional growth, community growth, and housing market predictions.

KIO begins with the only scaled and normalized database of construction permits and public property data, powerful leading indicators of community growth.

Better real estate forecasting starts here

Construction
takes time

Permits tell a story
of the future pace
of investment

High levels of investment
translate to property values

When a significant level of new
development comes to a community, it
will most often see a predictable level
of property value appreciation

It’s a 3–5-year cycle

To build and realize the
combined impact of many
projects

Kukun

See ahead with a
powerful real estate
forecast

Investment outlook
Leading Indicators

Investment based forecasting

Trailing Indicators

Demand based forecasting

The Kukun Investment Outlook (KIO)

The analytic result of layering leading construction and investment indicators on top of traditional demand-based forecasting

For clarity, switch from the rear-view mirror

Traditional demand-based real estate forecasting looks to the past with trailing indicators to project a future trend.

Kukun starts there, then looks forward with leading indicator metrics, and Kukun’s economists leverage the latest machine learning and statistical modeling approaches for KIO, a new generation of real estate forecast.

Traditional forecasting looks to trailing indicators. Kukun looks forward with leading indicators, and Kukun’s economists leverage machine learning and statistical modeling for KIO, a new generation of real estate forecast.

Predict outcomes to narrowest detail
Commercial Activity

Impacts future commercial and residential values

Residential Activity

Impacts future residential and commercial values

Zip Code Level

Enables community level comparison

Regional Level

Serves as a benchmark versus community level

Number of Projects

Shows the scale of change in a community, impacting future values

Number of Dollars

The relative investment value versus existing, providing more dimension on future values

Forecast more precisely than previously possible

KIO yields one, two, and three-year real estate market predictions with a new level of accuracy, and does so with precision in narrow geographic regions – down to the zip code and community level.


Comparing valid growth forecasts between neighborhoods and communities is a new frontier for investors, and a breakthrough for housing market predictions in 2021.

Where

How much investment is going into a neighborhood?

What are the patterns across regions and communities?

Where are the gaps – the opportunities – to bring new investment?

Who

Who are the individuals, investment groups, developers and corporations behind these investments?

What

What kind of commercial investment serves as the best leading indicators for residential price growth?

What commercial categories - office, government, manufacturing, services, etc. - are indicators for increased commercial property valuations?

What are the gaps in commercial or residential services?

When

What is timing of future activity and community impact?

Make better investing decisions

Within the data and the predictive analytics lie a vast number of valuable insights.


KIO forecasting can be targeted to specific commercial development, types of development, location trends, residential development trends, and more.

The possibilities are endless.

Where
  • How many investment dollars are going into a neighborhood?
  • What are the patterns across regions and communities?
  • Where are the gaps – the opportunities – to bring new investment?
Who
  • Who are the individuals, investment groups, developers and corporations behind these investments?
What
  • What kind of commercial investment serves as the best leading indicators for residential price growth?
  • What commercial categories - office, government, manufacturing, services, etc. - are indicators for increased commercial property valuations?
  • What are the gaps in commercial or residential services?
When
  • What is timing of future activity and community impact?

AVM – New precision in home valuation

Kukun is filling the “current condition” gap
Historical data

From prior sales

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The great unknown of current condition
Accurate data

From recent sales

Kukun is filling the “current condition” gap

A foundation of current condition

Real estate analytics starting from the only normalized comprehensive database of public municipality property data

Construction permits: Records of those things that most impact value

Construction permits:

  • New structures
  • Major renovations & major repairs
  • Timing and amount spent on each project
  • New structures
  • Major renovations & major repairs
  • Timing and amount spent on each project

Assessor records and tax history trends: Informs if a home has changed value ahead of the community norm

Assessor records and tax history trends:

  • Increase in assessed value more than neighboring houses
  • Change in the pattern of taxes paid versus the community
  • Increase in assessed value more than neighboring houses
  • Change in the pattern of taxes paid versus the community
Industry house condition data sources

Industry Home Data

All Homes

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  • 80%

    Historical data from prior sales

  • 10%

    Accurate data from recent sales

  • 10%

    Approximated data from scanning and appraisals

Get a more accurate current and future AVM

The Kukun real estate AVM is not just a current value, but a future home value forecast as well, leveraging the same leading indicators and predictive analytics that drive KIO.

The forward looking real estate data is important, as much of the industry-available data is from historical sales. Historical data is helpful, but most people remodel a house within a year of purchase, and historical data ages quickly.

The Kukun real estate AVM is not just a current value, but a future home value forecast as well, leveraging the same leading indicators and predictive analytics that drive KIO.

The forward looking real estate data is important, as much of the industry-available data is from historical sales.

ROI – Renovations made for profit

  • Kukun Advantage
    Post renovation value
  • Kukun Advantage
    Pre renovation value
  • Kukun Advantage
    Cost of renovation
$385,000
-$342,000
-$36,000

The #1 renovation cost and ROI model in the industry

Used by more banks and FinTech companies than any other

Renovation costs are specifically tailored to each home, its current condition, location, permit history, and value. Plus, the model uses local prices for materials and labor. This is a costing model that is a cut above, as the largest buyers of renovation models in America select Kukun for accuracy and ease of use.

Return On Investment (ROI) is determined with the Kukun real estate AVM and KIO for the value pre and post renovation. And Kukun offers MAX ROI, which specifies the areas to renovate to get the highest possible return for any given house.

Renovation costs are tailored to each home, its current condition, location, permit history, and value. Plus, the model uses local prices for materials and labor.

ROI is determined with the Kukun real estate AVM and KIO for the value pre and post renovation. And Kukun offers MAX ROI to get the highest possible return.

Kukun’s ROI features cutting edge analytics with unique data

  • A series of proprietary data sets
  • Leverage machine learning
  • Signaling a change to value
  • For every property
  • Updated quarterly

Delivering powerful decision insight for investors at all levels

  • The best properties for investment
  • Home flippers buying guide
  • Know the remodels to best improve AVM
  • Easily balance the goals of more home enjoyment and long term return

Additional Licensable Intelligence

Additional Licensable Intelligence

Unbiased and comprehensive contractor ratings

Unbiased contractor ratings

Kukun’s contractor ranking system starts with a proprietary contractor records database, and is based on contractor history, pace of projects, type of projects, overall reliability, plus customer ratings. It is objective, unbiased, and has no avenue for contractors to pay for a better position. Contact us

Engaging content for home ownership and renovation

Engaging content

Thousands of articles and infographs about renovation, buying, maintaining and selling, featuring crisp advice with images that bring it all together to keep your customers’ attention. Contact us

Kukun’s Analytic and Data Solutions

Serving the largest companies in the real estate industry

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  • Lending
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  • Institutional investor
    Institutional investor
  • FinTech
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  • PropTech
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  • Real estate brokerage
    Real estate brokerage
  • Real estate developer
    Real estate developer
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