Marin County California is one of the most expensive residential real estate markets in the country. It is also one of the most competitive markets with more than 45% of all single-family homes in 2018 receiving multiple offers. How does a buyer or buyer’s agent determine the optimal price to... [Read More]
Data Visualization - Advanced Bokeh Techniques
Bokeh Interactive Maps, DataTables, TextInputs, and Document Layouts
If you are looking to create powerful data visualizations then you should consider using Bokeh. In an earlier article, “How to Create an Interactive Geographic Map Using Python and Bokeh”, I demonstrated how to create an interactive geographic map using Bokeh. This article will take it a step further and... [Read More]
Look Out Zillow Here Comes Jestimate!
Using Machine Learning to Predict San Francisco Home Prices
As someone with expertise in both real estate and data science, I’ve always been fascinated by Zillow’s Zestimate. In the spirit of competition I’ve developed Jim’s estimate or Jestimate! [Read More]
How to Create an Interactive Geographic Map Using Python and Bokeh
Interactive Data Visualization with Choropleth Maps
If you are looking for a powerful way to visualize geographic data then you should learn to use interactive Choropleth maps. A Choropleth map represents statistical data through various shading patterns or symbols on predetermined geographic areas such as countries, states or counties. Static Choropleth maps are useful for showing... [Read More]
San Francisco Tech Job? Check Home Prices First!
Housing Prices Make Big San Francisco Tech Salaries Look Small.
If you have a tech job and live outside of California, it’s likely you have considered moving to the center of the tech world - Silicon Valley or San Francisco. A quick look at the job search sites shows you’ll be making the big bucks! But before you accept that... [Read More]