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US Population/Housing Data?

The Census API is pretty good and should have what you're looking for. If you want only recent data, you can use the ACS to get 2014 data. If you want more historical data, the 1990, 2000, and 2010 ...
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US Population/Housing Data?

If you are interested in using shapefile data and have access to QGIS or ArcGIS, this geodatabase contains geographic, demographic, and economic data for Places or "Cities" from the 2010 to 2014 ACS (...
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Collecting Real Estate Data in the US

You are looking for the property appraiser's office for each county to assemble the data for free. Anything above this level is going to be a cost item. For example, the Polk County Property ...
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San Francisco Housing Data

Zillow is an online real estate database company and offers research data which is aggregated, and you may find meets some of your needs. http://www.zillow.com/research/data All data accessed and ...
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Suggestions for Canadian (Metro Vancouver) Housing Open Data Sources

Metro Vancouver has an open data catalogue http://www.metrovancouver.org/data These geo datasets are available: Frequent Transit Development Areas Land Use Metro 2040 Land Designation Metro 2040 ...
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why do legal descriptions of property differ from DB to DB?

I work for an appraisal district and can say that the discrepancy between your deed record and the appraisal record comes from how the appraisal database is maintained. All real property accounts have ...
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US House Sale Data

Historical graph of US new housing starts. It measures the building of new houses. Which isn't as telling as it used to be because in some cases, in some areas, it's cheaper to build a brand new house ...
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List of houses parcel number US

Assessors Parcel numbers in the US are assigned within specific jurisdictions (usually counties, which are smaller than states and often larger than cities or towns). Within a single jurisdiction they ...
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US House Sale Data

Quandl has some free real estate data: The Zillow database shows home prices and rents by size, type and tier, housing supply, demand and sales etc: https://www.quandl.com/data/ZILL The National ...
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Suggestions for Canadian (Metro Vancouver) Housing Open Data Sources

Search Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation for Vancouver CMHC Housing Market Information Portal Search Open Canada for "Housing"
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Collecting Real Estate Data in the US

Daniel Miller's answer recommending property appraiser's offices is great, and if your need is confined to a couple of counties, it's not too much work to locate each dataset. However, if you need ...
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price of commercial real estate (office space) per zip code

I'm the head researcher for a commerical real estate brokerage firm. I don't know of a perfect source for what you are looking for, but here are some proxys you might try Paid option: Costar http://...
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North American housing and real-estate appraisal data

Affordable housing is difficult to track as there are intricacies to the process: Is it Housing Choice Voucher Program (Previously Section 8), is it a an established property that specifically handles ...
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San Francisco Housing Data

Some kind soul scraped the newspaper listings and put the results on github here. However, several of the things you ask are much more involved, require analysis and subjective judgment to furninsh, ...
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Bids on apartments

For final house prices in the UK, the HMLR (Her Majesties Land Registry) office deals with land ownership, usage and boundary issues along with other miscellaneous land related issues. For the data, ...
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US House Sale Data

It's not exactly "open" data, but the largest nationwide database about houses is maintained by Zillow. Their proprietary estimates of home prices are called "Zestimates."
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Year Structure Built of housing units

The American Community Survey has table B25034, which has columns for each decade from the 1940's to current (and another for "1939 or earlier"). Each column estimates the number of housing units in ...
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Where can I find public access data on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures?

It seems that there is no federal level aggregation of foreclosures that is at the zip code or state level. But if you narrow your query, you can find municipality or regional datasets. Here are ...
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Collecting data on private rooftop characteristics?

In Australia, a federal government agency (PSMA) has created a for-cost dataset called Geoscape that calculates information on private rooftops: specifically roof heights and materials. I wanted to ...
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Real-estate property data for USA

The U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey has information on rental and purchase prices but it's aggregated at various levels. You can get detailed parcel level information about prices ...
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How to estimate subjective value?

This data-request is very interesting but not trivial at all. (Hence, the somewhat late answer.) What you refer to as subjective price, economists would often call reservation price. The reservation ...
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Property transactions datasets in Europe

In The Netherlands the Cadastre sells this data from 75 euro. You'll get (loosely translated most relevant points from Dutch): transaction date transaction price cadastral reference address of real ...
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UK house prices including latitude & longitude

I will not accept this, my own answer, in case someone comes up with a better solution. However, https://www.freemaptools.com/download-uk-postcode-lat-lng.htm allows one to download data to map UK ...
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Mobile Home Parks

Not the solution you seek, but this list should get you started. There are a few national datasets, but considering the logistics of collecting it all, and how there are many more state/local datasets,...
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Sewer and Water GIS Data

There is a program designed to prevent accidental destruction of buried utilities, which has made the effort to provide data about underground utilities to the public. This is the "Call before you dig"...
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Where to find data regarding home types and addresses/zips in the US?

Real state data is easy to get because you can gather it for free from local municipality or city hall, local MLS offices/data or local tax assessor's offices throughout the U.S (if the required data ...
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Where can I find public access data on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures?

I was just helping someone find data on delinquencies so I thought I'd add an update. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau publishes mortgage delinquency rates for states, metro areas, and the 400 ...
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Accessing Rental History

tl;dr - no A landowner had both legal rights and responsibilities (such as paying taxes) so ownership needs to be tracked by the state and is a pubic record. A tenant; however, has no public ...
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Dataset with Addresses and Building/Structure Type in the US

OSM offers both address and buildings data.
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Are there any US Census columns that can give me information about rents with respect to the size of housing units? (bedroom, sf, etc)

You want table B25068 'Bedrooms by gross rent' from the American Community Survey 5 year estimates for the most recent years (as of April 2017, that would be 2011-2015). The ACS data has some ...
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