Market statistics that don't match across sources

Market statistics that don't match across sources

Sometimes we get questions like "why doesn't the number on a Domus dashboard match the number on some other report?"  There could be lots of reasons, but unless the vendor who produced the other report can provide all of the listings that went into each of their calculations, there's no way we can audit our numbers against theirs.  We always caution users against relying on data from vendors who are unwilling or unable to provide this level of auditing.  If you're using one of our member-only dashboards like Market Insights, you already have the ability to drill-through the calculations and inspect the underlying listings yourself.

If you still want to compare metrics from different vendors, here are a couple of tips to keep in mind.
  1. What is the source of the input data  (i.e. data from aggregators is often different than data from the MLS)
  2. Are the time periods the same?
  3. Are any filters being used the same?

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