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Daren Blomquist is VP of Market Economics at Auction.com. In this role, Blomquist analyzes and forecasts complex macro- and microeconomic data trends within the marketplace and greater industry to provide value to both buyers and sellers using the Auction.com platform. Blomquist's reports and analysis have been cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide—including all the major news networks and leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and USA TODAY. Blomquist has been quoted in hundreds of national and local publications and has appeared on many national network broadcasts, including CBS, ABC, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, and Bloomberg.

The Changing Face of Distressed Property Auctions

This story originally appeared in the August edition of DS News. Distressed home sales are square pegs that don’t fit well into the round hole of the retail housing market, a reality that has been highlighted by the recent economic ...

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Effective Foreclosure Prevention in a Crisis

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These are the lessons that clearly jump out when reviewing foreclosure and home price data in the aftermath of the Great Recession of 2008 as well as more recent, regional market trauma caused by natural disasters.

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The Future of Auction Sales

With the economy and housing market in a period of unpredictable change, what lies ahead for the foreclosure auction sector? Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the April issue of DS News

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