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Research Associate

Job Location US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/19/2022 1:58 PM)
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Research Associate



Zonda is redefining the future of housing. We are perfectly placed in the heart of the fast-growing real estate industry. We are making big bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for the industry. Here at Zonda, you’ll be able to use your passion and curiosity to drive the next generation of real estate analysts, advisors, and technologists.


Zonda is looking for a passionate Research Associate to evolve and expand our team. Zonda looks for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. When you join our team, you’ll be in a unique position to make a change with every project. You’ll use your full range of skills to build great experiences and learn about the real estate industry, economics, and data. You’ll be supported with the necessary tools, and you'll be working with an awesome and like-minded team. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative - all working to build the future of housing.


The Research Associate will work directly under the local Research Manager in maintaining a proprietary database of real estate research.  This individual will perform regular audits of county land records, both online and in person.  They will also maintain contact information for local building companies, research current and future new home construction projects, perform frequent data entry for new home projects at the Research Manager’s direction as well as provide general office support. The hourly pay rate is $13.50 - $15.00 plus mileage reimbursement.


Job Qualifications:

  • Self Directed: Must be able to work independently on large, multi-faceted, deadline driven tasks and juggle multiple responsibilities. 
  • Ability to perform land records research online and at local county offices.
  • Experience with data entry, database software and/or managing data.
  • Proven office and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to formulate and execute basic internet searches.
  • At times the research associate may be required to travel to residential subdivisions and perform some subdivision field research and data collection at counties offices. 
  • Must own a car.
  • Flexible schedule is a must. The quarterly processing cycle falls around a holiday almost every quarter. (Easter/Spring Break, 4th of July, Labor Day, Christmas) Extended vacation time is not allowed during these periods.


Candidates who are offered the Research Associate position will be required to submit to a background check reviewing criminal and driving records.

About Us

Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the homebuilding industry. From builders to building product manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in residential construction, our mission is to advance the home building industry, because we believe better homes mean better lives and stronger communities.


Together, we are building the future of housing.


Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v


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