The Cookbook

The Parcl Labs Cookbook. Get all your recipes in one place

Welcome to the Parcl Labs API Recipe Book :closed-book:!

Our mission at Parcl Labs is to provide the most user-friendly and accessible real estate API on the market. Your expertise should be devoted to crafting stunning applications for your users and conducting thorough analyses that drive crucial real estate decisions. Leave the headaches of dealing with complex source datasets, API errors, and uncooperative code behind.

To make your life easier, we've put together this cookbook, featuring our top-notch API recipes specially curated for you. Our API recipes are concise, 3-5 step guides that enable you to effortlessly recreate Parcl Labs' most captivating real estate analyses and data visualizations.

It's as simple as copy, paste, and gain insight. We've taken care of the complexities so you can concentrate on delivering exceptional applications and analyses for your users.

So let's jump right in and discover the magic of Parcl Labs' API recipes.

Happy coding!

Understanding how home prices move in relationship to one another allows for more strategic investments to maximize returns and minimize risk. Home markets don't move in unison. Each market has it's own trends, and knowing how these trends relate to one another is paramount.

Using this recipe, you can understand in real time what the relationship is from the markets you are currently in relative to others such that you can better optimize asset allocation.

Seeing how home prices have changed in real time is a huge competitive advantage. In this recipe, we outline exactly how to compare multiple real estate markets in a standardized way such that they are comparable over time.

Each housing market carries its own set of risks. Understanding the relative risk vs. the relative reward by housing market allows you to make smarter decisions on where you allocate your housing investments.

In this recipe we create a risk vs. return chart by top housing markets.

Organizing and visualizing real estate markets at scale can be challenging, yet it is through that challenge outsized opportunities emerge. Each region, market, and submarket has it's own dynamics that drive housing prices.

In this recipe, we outline how to create a comparable visualization of market performance by region and metro.

Understanding real estate volatility for your market in real time will give you leverage on how to approach a negotiation. In a low volatility enviornment, your strategy will be different than during a highly volatile one. This is a competitive advantage whether you are negotiating large purchases of real estate assets or looking to buy/sell your home.

In this recipe we show you how to pull your markets volatility and understand the direction of where volatility is trending.

Understanding the evolution of a housing market with respect to inventory (single family homes, condos, and townhomes) gives tremendous insight into how an area has evolved and where there is momentum.

In this recipe we show you how to pull the inventory growth for your market.