Using the STAR Indicator to ENTER new markets

We look at TWO broad categories (variables) to analyze a market:

Momentum (red, yellow, green STAR traffic signal icons)
Technical Score (TAPS slider balls)

Housing Alerts Lite & PRO 
[ Joined After January 2018 ]

Housing Alerts Legacy (Classic) 
[ Joined Before January 2018 ]

These are both important and INDEPENDENT variables.

Mobile Home Parks


Do you have any suggestions on adapting the data directly from your platform and into something I could apply to mobile home parks?  Or, do you find the mobile home parks are close enough to normal SFR that the data should apply the same?

Ken’s answer:

Mobile Home values closely correlate with SFR in each market.

Saving and Accessing a Saved Chart

Log in to your HousingAlerts account, click the "Market Analyzer" tab, and then click the"Custom Analysis" icon.

You'll be redirected to the "Create Custom Charts & Tables" page.

Once you have created a chart, enter a new chart name in the "Saved Charts" section, as outlined in the image below,

Clearing HousingAlerts Cookies & Cache

To clear HousingAlerts cookies & cache from your Google Chrome or Firefox browsers is a pretty easy thing to do.

1)  Launch Google Chrome, and click the 3 vertical dots located in the upper right corner of the page.

2) A drop-down list will appear.  Click “Settings”

Cash Flow Finder – User Guide

One of the many new powerful tools we give our PRO members is the “Cash Flow Finder”

PRO members can find this powerful tool on the dashboard or under the market finder tab.

In general, higher cash flowing properties are typically located in weak or flat markets. The higher cash flow reflects the increased market risk from lower anticipated property appreciation.

Missing data for Neighborhoods or Tracts

If there were less than a few dozen RESALES of SFR houses (EXCLUDE all new home sales) in any of the 3 prior years, that would explain why there is no data for that tract.

Here’s how the Micro Market data works in our system

In order to get the dead-accurate data needed for TA,

Where do we get our Algorithms and Data?


What is the ‘secret sauce” behind HousingAlerts?  Is there a way we can find out what metrics go into the algorithm that ranks these markets as “good” or “bad”?


The ‘secret’  about our secret sauce is that it’s really not that secret!

There are 2 ways to analyze any 

Summary Market Scoring Report

At the core of the HousingAlerts system is the Summary Market Scoring Report. This is a separate report for each market in your package – all in 1 page.

In this article, we’ll cover Market Rankings Gauges, STAR momentum indicators, TAPS slider ball, and Wealth phases.

Market Rankings Gauges

This new tool is located in the Summary Market Scoring Report.

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