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Eric Scharnhorst

Data Scientist

Eric busts urban myths with data. He wants to live in a city where cars have nerf bumpers and big trees are planted in parking spots. Before Redfin, he was at Gehl Architects in Copenhagen, helping make streets more people-friendly in a bunch of cities all over the world. Redfin is a full-service real estate brokerage that uses modern technology to make clients smarter and faster. For more information about working with a Redfin real estate agent to buy or sell a home, visit our "Why Redfin?," page.

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Mapping FHA Loans Shows Where Cities Need More Housing

In the hottest job markets, federal loan programs aren’t helping people land homes in the areas that are closest to the best jobs. Federal Housing Authority (FHA) borrowers are often working-class first-time homebuyers. In hot job markets, the supply of affordable homes close to work is so limited that FHA homebuyers chase affordability into neighborhoods …

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Homeownership and Education: Highly Educated Households Are Not Immune to Homeownership Declines

The gap between the rates of homeownership among the most educated and the least educated widened between 1995 and 2005, and then held steady from 2005 to 2015. The portion of Americans who own their homes fell nationwide for all education levels over the last 10 years, even among the most educated households. High school …

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