Alexander Villacorta is Director of Research & Analytics for Clear Capital, a premium provider of data and solutions for real estate asset valuation, investment and risk assessment. Dr. Villacorta is responsible for research and development of innovative statistical methodologies in real estate analysis. His efforts helped produce the Clear Capital Home Data Index (HDI) - a powerful tool that delivers the most current and accurate market measures possible. Dr. Villacorta also contributes his insight to the company's monthly HDI Market Report which offers a near real-time look at pricing conditions at the national, metropolitan, and local market levels. Dr. Villacorta works with some of the top banks, investment firms and mortgage servicers, providing them analytical insight into local markets so they can make vital business decisions with confidence. His analysis provides localized market information for portfolio acquisition, short sale decisions, non-performing loan researching spatial dynamics of real estate data and forecasting methodologies. Some of his recent work has been applied to tracking the impact from the Gulf Coast BP oil spill on real estate values. He is a published author and has been featured on CNBC, National Public Radio and in several industry trade publications as an expert in real estate trends. Dr. Villacorta received his undergraduate degree in Mathematics from the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in Applied Probability and Statistics from University of California, Santa Barbara.
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