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Real Estate Foresight

Real Estate Foresight

Real Estate Foresight

We apply advanced data analytics tools and combine data science and technology with on-the-ground research, with a track record in accurately forecasting the Chinese housing markets.

FOR INVESTORS, FUND MANAGERS, LENDERS, DEVELOPERS & CORPORATES

We apply advanced data analytics tools and combine data science and technology with on-the-ground research, with a track record in accurately forecasting the Chinese housing markets.

  • Spot the turning points in the cycle
  • Pick the right cities and districts
  • Verify your critical project assumptions
  • Monitor your project
  • Communicate to your stakeholders
  • Stay on top of the news cycles

CHINA PROPERTY

MACRO VIEW With flagship China Property reports and private briefings, we help clients form a view, identify turning points in the market, and provide clients with extensive analysis of latest data, qualitative and policy factors

CITYSCREENER

CITIES & DISTRICTS With CityScreener™ reports, we help clients identify opportunity areas and support clients in top-down multi-criteria city selection and assessment and monitoring of exposure, based on relative attractiveness of cities

QUANTIVIABLE

ANALYZE ONLINE With QuantiviableTM we provide clients with an online analytics companion – an interactive charting tool that uses our ranking-data for evaluating relative attractiveness of districts, developers or cities on multiple criteria

CITY INSIGHTS

CITY REPORTS With City Reports, we help clients gain quick and practical insights into housing prices and sales volumes dynamics, inventory, land sales, new starts, at a city and district level for major cities.

DUE DILIGENCE

DEEP DIVE Through in-depth market studies, we support clients in due diligence and strategic project decisions, providing an independent assessment rigorously grounded in a combination of data-driven primary and secondary research

PROJECT SALES

PROJECT ANALYSIS With Project Detail Analytics, we help clients monitor sales at a project level, collecting, crunching and visualizing the data in an innovative way.

HOW ARE WE DIFFERENT?

We apply advanced data analytics tools and combine data science and technology with on-the-ground research, with a track record in accurately forecasting the Chinese housing markets.

Combining Data Science With On-The-Ground Research

Technology solutions and skills we have developed enable us to provide clients with unique insights by capturing and analyzing larger volumes of data as well as making sense of extensive qualitative content.

Thanks to collaboration with data partners, especially Beijing-based SouFun - China Index Academy, we are able to build our proprietary analytics on top of private raw data.

At the same time, thanks to our specialization and focus on China property markets, we stay very close to the market talk and engage with wide range of market participants on a daily basis, which gives us first-hand insights into what is going on. Our founder Robert Ciemniak is a frequent speaker, moderator and panelist at key industry events on China.

TRACK RECORD

… with house price forecasts, city selection, due diligence market studies 

TECHNOLOGY & ANALYTICS

… driven, working with small and big data and proprietary tools

DATA PARTNERS

… include SouFun-China Index Academy in Beijing

INDEPENDENCE & SPECIALIZATION

… independent from brokerage, fund raising, securities trading, and focused on China real estate markets

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Robert Ciemniak

Robert Ciemniak

Founder-CEO & Chief Analyst
  • Founder-CEO & Chief Analyst, Real Estate Foresight Ltd
  • Global Head of Real Estate Markets, Thomson Reuters
  • International Master in Chess

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Real Estate Foresight

2017 China Property Report

2017 China Property Report

One of the highlights in our recent 'In Pursuit of Patterns' series of client notes, showed that the land sales growth had tended to lead the price growth and a significant increase in land sales would lead, with a lag, to the subsequent correction in prices.

Applying AI / Machine Learning To Identify Patterns In China Housing Markets

Applying AI / Machine Learning To Identify Patterns In China Housing Markets

Real Estate Foresight has published a series of notes to clients under the theme “In Pursuit of Patterns”, revealing some interesting patterns (or lack thereof) found among the key indicators for the China’s housing markets (house prices, sales volumes, land sales) and their relationship to the overall stock market and Chinese developers stocks

China’s property market risks are rising, says data expert

China’s property market risks are rising, says data expert

Price trends in China’s housing market are unsustainable, according to Real Estate Foresight chief executive Robert Ciemniak who worries that excessive leverage among homeowners could lead to a crisis. Real Estate Foresight founder and chief executive Robert Ciemniak has made it his business to gather and interpret real time data on China’s residential property market. He gives his thoughts on what’s to come in China’s housing market.

So many twists and turns to the China Housing markets story

So many twists and turns to the China Housing markets story

Almost everyone on the outside seems to have missed the biggest bull market in China housing in 2016, culminating in policy tightening cycle kicking in at the end of the year. But what's next?

China housing: boom, bust, or bubble-or...?

China housing: boom, bust, or bubble-or...?

100s of Cities Bubble Up & Down As Policy Makers Press the Levers China hasn’t collapsed. And, the bubble hasn’t burst because there may not be just one big real estate bubble. Instead, there are 100s of sizable cities, each moving in its own cycle, each responding to how its local policymakers stimulate & tighten-stimulate & tighten, and each having performance divergent from that of other cities. Watch here to see how city-level markets bubble up and bubble down...