Blog de Propiedades.com

Blog de Propiedades.com

Organisation: Propiedades.com (Mexico)

Publication Date: 03/31/2017

Size of team/newsroom:small

Description

Propiedades.com is one of a kind blog focused on produce, analyze and design Real Estate Industry in Mexico. We are convinced that open data could help people make one of the most important decision of their life: investing, buying or renting a new home. We own data about housing sector so we can give a better understanding related to the Mexican and International situation. We publish articles about dollar impact in housing market, capital gain by cities around the country, mobility and public transport system. Therefore, this information could be worth for industry leaders, investors, brokers or anyone who is interested in Real Estate. Our team of journalists, data artists and analysts is ready to explain useful, creative, and necessary information.

What makes this project innovative? What was its impact?

In Mexico, there is a lack of information related to housing sector despite it represents the 5.7 national GDP. For that reason, five people makes our team to do data mining, analyze and data visualization to create outstanding and trustfully web content. We also contribute to support Propiedades.com’s branding strategy, a commercial start-up about classified advertising focused in house market. Therefore, currently we are a source to Mexican mass media, we can offer them exclusive content in order to became opinion leaders based in data to their readers. So, we think it is necessary to give an outlook to help people make better choices about buy, rent, or invest in Real Estate.

Technologies used for this project:

We are able to work with Python and PostgresSQL to mine information and Real Estate Data. We also work with QGIS and MYSQL to trace and define geographic zone and maps and interest zone. Also we work with R to get statistical and econometric information. We can work with MapBox to make our own mapa and get more traffic to our blog. To interactive web design, graphic, maps and many kinds of graphic resources we use HTML and Java Script.

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