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Episode 274: Leveraging AI to Optimize Real Estate Underwriting with Chicago’s Marc Rutzen

Marc Rutzen is an experienced investor with over 12 years of real estate and technology experience. He joins the guys to explain the power of knowing your rental comps and how HelloData can help accelerate that knowledge. 

Marc discusses his start in market analysis along with the creation of his analytics startup which he sold in 2019. He breaks down the creation and value proposition of HelloData. He explains how HelloData is able to efficiently gather and scrub data to quantify the value of real estate. To close the show, Marc provides us his outlook on technology in general and the Chicago real estate market!

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02:36 Housing Provider Tip - Ensure you’re up to date on the new Security Deposit laws.

04:21 Intro to our guest, Marc Rutzen.

07:53 Marc’s start in market analysis.

17:10 Horror stories of starting and selling a business!

19:37 The creation of HelloData!

23:49 HelloData’s targeted end clients.

29:18 HelloData’s value proposition to investors.

39:33 Marc’s outlook on technology!

45:05 Marc’s outlook on the Chicago Real Estate Market!

46:32 What is Marc’s competitive advantage?

47:07 One piece of advice for new investors.

47:47 What do you do for fun?

48:17 Good book, podcast, or self development activity that you would recommend?

49:22 Local Network Recommendation?

50:05 How can the listeners learn more about you and provide value to you?


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Guest Name: Marc Rutzen

Guest Company: HelloData

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Other Links for show notes:

SUCI Ep 68 - Lee Kiser

The Lean Startup (Book Recommendation)

TLDR in Tech Newsletter

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