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Welcome to the Clear Capital Newsroom. Clear Capital serves the mortgage and lending industries, offering customers intelligent valuation solutions for properties nationwide. We use the most progressive technologies available and human, hands-on analytics to deliver accurate and reliable tools.


See what we have been up to lately, from news about our products and people to our monthly report on the most current housing market trends.

2015
8/2/2015 Index Reveals Mid-Tier Home Price Points Well Below 2006 Peak
MReport
8/2/2015Price Levels for Midtier Homes Almost 25 Percent Below 2006 Peak
Inman
7/8/2015LA-OC Home Price Gains Forecast to Disappear in Second Half of 2015
OC Register
6/1/20157 Markets Raise Concerns over 'B-Word'
MBA
6/1/20157 Housing Markets in Bubble Territory
Housing Wire
6/1/2015Home Appreciation Still Flat
Capital Public Radio
5/1/2015New Data Points to Improving But Shaky Housing Market
National Mortgage Professional
4/6/2015REO Sales On Rise
MBA
4/6/2015Short Sales, REO Experience Largest Increase in Three Years
DS NEWS
4/3/2015Clear Capital Streamlines Disbursements with Dwolla
DWOLLA
3/3/2015U.S. Home Prices Shoot Up In January
SCOTSMAN GUIDE
3/1/2015Clear Capital Named To Prestigious 2015 HW TECH100 List
HOUSING WIRE
2/2/20152015 Could Be A Banner Year For Lower and Mid-Tier Housing
HOUSING WIRE
1/8/2015Clear Capital Gets Praise From Credit Rating Firm
SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL
1/7/2015Tech Company to Bring 400 Jobs to Reno
KOLO News
1/6/2015Clear Capital Moves HQ to Reno, Bringing 400 Jobs
RENO GAZETTE-JOURNAL
1/6/2015Report: Sacramento Area Home Market Will Plateau In 2015
CAPITAL PUBLIC RADIO
1/5/2015Forecast Predicts Rally for Midwest Home Prices in 2015
SCOTSMAN GUIDE
2014
12/19/2014Morningstar Assigns 'MOR RV1' Residential Vendor Ranking for Clear Capital
MORNINGSTAR
12/01/2014Housing Outlook 2015
KIPLINGER
11/24/2014 If you're looking for next investment property, the nearest "college town" may serve you well
MORTGAGE NEWS TODAY
11/10/2014College towns beat big cities in home-price appreciation
SCOTSMAN GUIDE
10/07/2014Home prices headed for a triple dip
NBR
10/07/2014Home prices headed for a triple dip?
CNBC
08/04/2014Fewer distressed homes for sale may slow housing growth
SCOTSMAN GUIDE
07/01/20140.9% growth the new normal for rest of 2014
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
06/03/2014Home Price Appreciation Chugs Along in May
NATIONAL MORTGAGE NEWS
06/02/2014Home prices often come down to the zip code
SCOTSMAN GUIDE
05/18/2014ClearQC recognized in Mortgage Technology's Top 50 Service Providers Awards.
MORTGAGE TECHNOLOGY
05/05/2014Best Home Deals in 'Mid-Tier'
DS NEWS
05/05/2014Bloomberg: The First Word
BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK
05/05/2014Have Residential Property Values Peaked?
MORTGAGEORB
05/01/2014Housing Wire's annual look at leading valuations companies
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
04/07/2014Freddie Mac selects Clear Capital for appraisal technology. ClearQC integrates with UCDP
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
04/07/2014Freddie Mac to adopt new appraisal review program.
VALUATION REVIEW
03/31/2014After 8 years, the real estate market is finally looking normal again
CNN MONEY.COM
03/31/2014Prices Steady Through Winter's End; Midwest Growth 'Nonexistent'
MREPORT
03/17/2014Clear Capital's Home Price Drop
MORTGAGE NEW DAILY
03/14/2014Recent Rise In REO Saturation Could Mean Price Declines Are Coming
MORTGAGEORB
02/16/2014Clear Capital appoints 2 new members
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
02/06/2014The housing roller coaster is over, according to new report
VALUTAION REVIEW
02/03/2014Housing boom price peak not a useful reference point
INMAN NEWS
01/06/2014Where will home prices go in 2014?
PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL
2013
12/14/2013Region leads the nation in real estate appreciation
BUFFALO NEWS
12/02/2013November Home Prices See Post-Recovery Slowdown: Clear Capital
NATIONAL MORTGAGE NEWS
10/1/2013Home Price Indices Show Home Values Rising More Than 10%
HOUSING WIRE
09/04/2013Home appreciation isn't another bubble, expert says
SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL
09/03/2013Yearly Home Price Growth Up 10.2% in August
NATIONALMORTGAGEPROFESSIONAL.COM
08/06/2013Home Prices Still Adjusting to Find New Normal
MORTGAGE SERVICING NEWS
07/08/2013Clear Capital: Home Price Appreciation of 6% by Year end
NATIONAL MORTGAGE NEWS
07/02/2013California Home Prices Continue To Climb
KPBS
06/03/2013Upbeat buyers push prices higher: Clear Capital
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
05/30/201312 Cities Where Home Prices Have Risen Most
KIPLINGER
05/30/2013Truckee-based company expanding in Roseville, now hiring
KCRA
05/07/2013Here's What Is Really Behind Home Price Gains
CNBC
04/08/2013Signs of Maturing, Sustainable Recovery
NATIONAL MORTGAGE NEWS
03/22/2013Clear Capital Changes Perception of Ski Town Businesses
KCRA
03/05/2013Momentum continues to build for housing recovery
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
02/05/2013WinterSeason Slows Home Price Gains
DS News
01/28/2013Clear Capital offers Freddie Mac valuation tools
INMAN NEWS
01/25/2013Clear Capital provides home price data to Bloomberg
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
2012
12/18/2012Housing Outlook 2013: Home Prices Get a Lift
KIPLINGER
12/03/2012 Realty Check: The State of Foreclosures
CNBC
10/02/2012Fiscal Cliff: Biggest Threat to Housing Market Recovery?
FOX BUSINESS NEWS TV INTERVIEW
10/02/2012 Sacramento home prices make dramatic rebound
SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL
09/05/2012San Bernardino housing market improves without eminent domain
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
08/07/2012Regional Price Gains Continue to Strengthen Recovery
DS NEWS
07/10/2012When Foreclosure Supplies Fall, the Bottom Falls Out of Housing
CNBC
05/15/2012Homeownership falls to lowest rate in 15 years
CNNMONEY.COM
05/02/2012Rental Market and Investor Enthusiasm Heat Up
NATIONALMORTGAGEPROFESSIONAL.COM
04/30/2012Bucking trend, REOs show price gains: Clear Capital
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
03/05/2012Home-Price Scorecard: Still Down
WALL STREET JOURNAL
02/06/2012Detroit Home Prices Slide, Foreclosed Properties Dominate Market
HUFFINGTON POST
02/05/2012Home Prices Start Year With 2.6% Annual Drop
DS NEWS
01/10/2012Has The Housing Market Hit Its Bottom?
FORBES.COM
01/09/2012Home Prices to Remain Near 2001 Levels
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
2011
12/21/2011Real Estate Crash Hit Lower-Priced Homes The Hardest
TIME
12/08/2011Detroit Housing Market Starting To Stabilize
HUFFINGTON POST
12/07/2011Market Analysis Must Be Granular to Be Relevant
DS NEWS
12/02/2011Has the Housing Market Hit Bottom?
FORBES.COM
10/31/2011Real Estate Indices Decoded... with Fruit?
FORBES.COM
10/27/2011Clear Capital Expands Senior Leadership
DS NEWS
10/06/20113Q House Prices Up But Clear Capital Predicts 2012 Dip
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
09/30/2011It's Déjà Vu All Over Again
FORBES.COM
09/09/2011Jacksonville is Worst Housing Market
MARKETWATCH
09/08/2011Home Prices May Weaken After Summer Gains
USA TODAY
08/04/2011Pricing a Home? First Check Distress Sales
WALL STREET JOURNAL
08/04/2011Clear Capital: Seasonal Price Gains Haven't Changed Housing Picture
DS NEWS
08/04/2011Summer Home Price Gains Fall Short of Winter Declines
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
07/23/2011Vacation Homes: Why It May Be Time to Buy
WALL STREET JOURNAL
07/08/2011Real Estate Forecast: Home Prices Limp into 2012
BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK
07/08/20115 Cities Where Home Prices Will Rise This Year Yet
MARKETWATCH
06/29/2011What Can Home Owners Learn From Case-Shiller's Home Price Index?
FORBES.COM
05/11/201110 Cities Where Home Prices Are Falling The Fastest: Clear Capital
HUFFINGTON POST
05/05/2011National Home Prices Double Dip
CNBC
04/07/2011Home Prices Double-dip in West But Flatten Nationally: Clear Capital
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
04/07/2011The West Pulls Down National Home Prices in the First Quarter
THE ATLANTIC
04/07/2011Clear Capital Says Home Prices in the West Now in Double-Dip
DS NEWS
04/07/2011Housing Faces "Double-Dip" In U.S. West
FORBES.COM
02/03/2011Clear Capital: Home Prices Showing Life in 2011
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
02/03/2011Is A Double-Dip Housing Market Old News?
FORBES.COM
01/06/2011Clear Capital Reports 4.1% Drop in Home Prices in 2010
DS NEWS
01/06/2011Cities Where Home Values Will Rise And Fall The Most In 2011
FORBES.COM
2010
11/11/2010Million-dollar homes: Massive discounts
CNNMONEY.COM
11/01/2010Refinance in less than a year? Maybe
MARKETWATCH
10/28/2010Mortgage Rates Zoom Higher
BANKRATE.COM
10/22/2010Clear Capital: Home Price Drop Sudden and Dramatic
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
10/22/2010Emergency Alert on Home Prices
CNBC
10/22/2010Plunging Rates for Refinancing Aid the Thrifty
NEW YORK TIMES
09/09/2010Double Dip in 2011: How Will Your Market Fare?
HOUSING WATCH
09/07/2010REO Spike Unlikely, Says Clear Capital's Alex Villacorta
MORTGAGE ORB
09/02/2010Clear Capital: Gulf Coast housing afflicted by more than BP oil spill
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
08/20/2010Oil Disaster: Home Prices Along the Gulf Coast
CNBC
08/20/2010BP Oil Spill Devastating Coastal Housing Markets, and Spreading Beyond
DS NEWS
06/03/2010May House Prices Show Highest Increase Since 2006
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
05/11/2010How To Gauge Your Home's Worth
FORBES.COM
05/10/2010Real Estate Outlook: Experts Weigh In
REALTY TIMES
05/07/2010Quarterly Drop in Home Prices Doesn't Budge 5.1% Annual Gain
DS NEWS
03/28/2010Pinpointing Home Prices by ZIP Code
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
01/07/2010Vegas Home Prices Post First Quarterly Gain in 3 Years: Clear Capital
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
2009
11/05/2009What Lower Home Prices Can Tell Us
MARKETPLACE
09/27/2009How to Land a Foreclosure House
WALL STREET JOURNAL
09/16/2009In This Corner: Clear Capital CEO and Co-Founder Duane Andrews
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
09/04/2009Housing Prices Skyrocketing in Midwest
FOX BUSINESS NEWS TV INTERVIEW
08/06/2009US Prices Gain 5% in Quarter, Clear Capital Says
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
07/10/2009Good News From Wall Street's Home Price Gurus
FORBES.COM
06/11/2009South Stays Strong in New Housing Report
HOUSINGWIRE.COM
06/10/2009U.S. mortgage demand withers as loan rates spike
REUTERS
06/10/2009Red Ink Watch: Rising Mortgage Rates
FOX BUSINESS NEWS TV INTERVIEW
06/08/2009Foreclosure Crisis Spreads From Subprime to Prime Mortgages
USA TODAY
03/17/2009Hard Times for Hovnanian's Jersey City Condo
WALL STREET JOURNAL
03/06/2009Newsmaker: Duane Andrews
SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL
02/27/2009Five Reasons To Buy a Home This Year
MARKETWATCH

2015
8/3/2015 The Housing Recovery's Latest Blow - The Mid-Tier
7/6/2015 Spoiler Alert. Clear Capital’s Adjusted 2015 Forecast Numbers Are In. A Cause For Concern?
6/1/2015 Something To Chew On—Seven Markets Have Hit Their Peaks
5/4/2015When It Comes To Housing, Hope Springs Eternal
4/6/2015The "State" of REO
3/2/2015Housing Bubble 2.0
02/02/2015Traditional Homebuyers, Make Your Move.
01/05/2015The Midwest Rises to the Top of the Housing Recovery
2014
12/01/2014Losses: It may not be a question of "if", but "when"
11/03/2014See how college towns are schooling housing
10/06/2014No bounty for housing's harvest in September home prices.
09/02/2014The Lost Decade. Here To Stay?
08/04/2014Recovery. Here to stay or just passing by?
07/01/2014Six Month Forecast Calls For An Attitude Adjustment.
06/02/2014While spring never quite sprung, performance at ZIP code level presents opportunity.
05/05/2014Take Notice. Best Deals Now Found In Mid-Tier.
04/01/2014As housing's P/E Ratio indicates, the investors did their job.
03/03/2014National Quarterly Declines Likely Over Next Few Months.
02/03/2014Don't Hold Your Breath. At 3%-5% Annual Growth, Peak Prices May Not Be Seen Until 2021.
01/06/20142013 Year-End Review & 2014 Forecast.
2013
12/01/2013November Home Prices See First Post-Recovery Slow Down, As Expected.
11/04/2013Detroit takes the recovery lead in October.
10/01/2013Detroit jumps to second highest performing metro in September.
09/04/2013 August National Yearly Price Gains Align With Bubble Peak, Yet Prices In Line With 2002.
08/06/2013Las Vegas breaks out with 31.2% yearly growth in July, a new post bubble high.
07/02/2013Bakersfield, CA moves from 29 to 1 in 2013 mid-year update to forecast.
06/04/2013May Trends Reveal Vegas As The Recovery Leader.
05/07/2013April's Stable Home Prices Reflect The New Normal.
04/02/2013Home prices end Q1 strongest in 7 years. 2013 forecast suggests mature recovery.
03/05/2013February home prices signal solid start to spring buying season.
02/05/2013Housing recovery progresses as short term momentum stalls.
01/08/2013December home prices end strong. 2013 price gains expected to be less than half of those in 2012.
2012
12/04/2012Fiscal cliff & winter slowdown threaten housing markets.
11/08/2012Housing's sprint assisted President Obama's win.
10/02/2012September Home Prices: Housing Recovery Is in Congress' Hands.
09/05/2012August Home Prices: Housing Advances as Investors Take a Back Seat.
08/06/2012July Home Prices Observe Hints of Evolving First In, First Out Recovery.
07/09/2012June Home Prices Provide Further Evidence of Budding Recovery. Forecast Indicates Further Increases Through 2012
06/05/2012US Home Prices Turn the Corner with Small Quarterly and Yearly Gains
05/01/2012Nation on Solid Footing, Midwest on Slippery Slope
04/05/2012Stable Home Prices in 2012, Modest Increases Forecasted for End of Year
03/06/2012Clear Capital Reports U.S. Home Prices Stable but Sliding, Fighting Increased REO
02/06/2012Clear Capital Reports U.S. Home Values Softening: Midwest Hit Hardest
01/09/2012U.S. Home Prices Down in 2011, but Market Stability Forecasted for 2012
2011
12/08/2011Clear Capital Reports U.S. Home Prices Flat - Is No News Good News?
11/03/2011Seasonal Gains Not Enough to Push Year-Over-Year Home Prices into the Black
10/06/2011Clear Capital's First Look into 2012: A Market Flirting with Triple-Dip by Spring
09/08/2011Summer's Last Stand: Clear Capital Reports U.S. Home Prices Increase 4.0%
08/04/2011Clear Capital Reports Despite Seasonal Gains, Yearly U.S. Home Prices Remain Down 7.9%
07/08/2011Clear Capital Home Data Index Forecast Reveals Further Price Declines for Second Half of 2011
06/09/2011Quarterly Home Price Decline Slows, Signs of Market Stability as Summer Approaches
05/05/2011Clear Capital Reports National Double Dip
04/07/2011Clear Capital Home Data Index First to Identify Home Price Double Dip in the West
03/10/2011U.S. Home Prices Continue Slight Decline as West Region Drags Nation Down
02/03/2011Clear Capital Reports U.S. Quarterly Home Prices Still Down, But Showing Life in 2011
01/06/2011Record Setting Volatility in 2010: U.S. Home Prices Down; Additional Drop Forecasted for 2011
2010
12/09/2010Clear Capital Reports Third Straight Month of U.S. Home Price Declines
11/09/2010Home Prices Continue Plunge Across Much of U.S., Clear Capital Looks Locally for Unique Trends
10/07/2010U.S. Home Prices Cool, Weaker Markets Headed for Big Chill
09/09/2010Clear Capital Reports U.S. Double Dip Unlikely in 2010
08/05/2010Clear Capital Reports U.S. Quarterly Home Price Gains Reach 7.9%
07/08/2010U.S. Home Prices Spring Forward Aided by Homebuyer Tax Credits
06/03/2010Clear Capital Reports Largest U.S. Yearly Home Price Increase Since July 2006
05/06/2010Clear Capital Reports Slowing of National Quarterly Home Price Declines
04/08/2010Seasonal Adjustments Return: Home Price Appreciation Halts as Quarterly Prices Dip 3.9%
03/04/2010Clear Capital Reports National Year-Over-Year Home Price Increase Reaches 5.0%
02/04/2010Clear Capital Reports Jan. 2010 Numbers Yield First National Yearly Price Increase Since Late 2006
01/07/2010Clear Capital Reports 2009 Year-Over-Year Home Price Decline Smallest in Three Years
2009
12/09/2009Clear Capital Reports Resurgence in the Midwest Amidst Limited U.S. Home Price Gains
11/05/2009Clear Capital Reports U.S. Home Price Gains Shrink to 3.7%
10/07/2009Clear Capital Reports Late-Summer Softening of Home Price Gains & Reduced REO Saturation Rates
09/03/2009Clear Capital Reports 7.3% U.S. Home Price Gains, Softening REO Influences
08/06/2009Clear Capital Reports U.S. Home Prices Rise 5% and All Regions See Quarterly Gains
07/09/2009Clear Capital HDI Market Report Reveals First National Quarterly Home Price Increase Since 2006
06/10/2009Clear Capital Unveils Most Timely and Localized U.S. Housing Market Report

2015
8/04/2015HousingWire Names Clear Capital’s EVP, Technology to the 5th Annual Women of Influence List.
3/10/2015Clear Capital and EDR Partner to Offer Commercial Evaluations, Broker Price Opinions.
2014
12/19/2014 Clear Capital Assigned Highest Residential Vendor Ranking ‘MOR RV1′ and Stable Forecast by Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC.
04/07/2014Clear Capital Selected by Freddie Mac as Technology Provider for Appraisal Data Validation in Uniform Collateral Data Portal
02/13/2014Clear Capital Appoints Two Industry Experts To Its Team.
2013
01/28/2013Clear Capital Named Master Distributor of Freddie Mac Home Value Explorer and Home Value Calibrator.
01/25/2013Clear Capital Streams Largest Set of Home Price Data to Bloomberg Subscribers.
2012
12/10/2012Clear Capital Adds New Key Members To Its Growing Team.
03/28/2012Clear Capital Announces ClearQC® Quality Assurance Service
2011
10/27/2011Clear Capital Expands Senior Leadership to Power New Initiatives and Fuel Growth
10/05/2011Next Generation of Commercial Valuation Products to Set New Standards for Quality, Service and Speed
05/06/2011Clear Capital Takes it to the Top to Sponsor the Amgen Tour of California Bike Race
04/21/2011Clear Capital: Property Condition Inspections Are About Lending, Not Just Guidelines
02/04/2011Steelers Win Big When it Comes to Home Prices (But the Correlation to Football Remains to be Seen)
2010
10/22/2010Special Release: Clear Capital Reports Sudden and Dramatic Drop in U.S. Home Prices
08/20/2010Clear Capital: Impact of BP Oil Spill Reaches Beyond Gulf Coast
01/04/2010Clear Capital Quick to Embrace New Standardized Loan Identification Code
2009
06/24/2009Clear Capital Wins Stevie® Award at 7th Annual American Business Awards
2008
10/20/2008Clear Capital Unleashes New Home Data Index™
07/22/2008Clear Capital Releases New Property Condition Report That Includes Neighborhood Context
2007
12/04/2007Clear Capital Disaster Tracking Services Identify At-Risk Properties During Natural Disasters
10/23/2007Clear Capital Unveils New Approach to Appraisal Outsourcing
08/28/2007Clear Capital Named to the Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies
07/06/2007Clear Capital Sponsors STaSIS Motorsports for 2007 World Challenge Touring Car Season
06/26/2007Clear Capital Appoints Ashley Holm, Vendor Relations Manager
2006
08/28/2006Clear Capital Ranks No. 30 on the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies
06/20/2006STaSIS Motorsports Announces 2006 Sponsor Partnership with Clear Capital
05/05/2006REONetwork.com, a Clear Capital Company, Upgrades Website and Online Tools
2005
10/24/2005Clear Capital's New Disaster Property Inspections Provide Clear View of Disaster Affected Collateral
06/30/2005Clear Capital Enhances FEMA Web Service and Data Tools
2004
08/31/2004Clear Capital Unveils New PI+AVM Product
05/15/2004BPO Tracker, Loan Valuation Outsourcer, changes name to Clear Capital
04/13/2004David DeMello Joins BPO Tracker as Vice President of Business Development