Q&A: How can big data help tackle the fragmented housing market?

Enrico Faccioli, research associate, L&G

Having recently externalised my frustration in another blog over the lack of a “Bloomberg for real estate”, I now feel the need to create balance by sharing some positivity. This is because the industry has made massive steps, compared with only three years ago, towards more transparent data and analytics. And everything continues to move in the right direction.

One of the areas that has benefited most from the recent wave of tech innovation is residential property. Granular performance data in this sector has always been opaque, to