Since we launched our new import Paid Data Service, there have been some great questions submitted to us from Investment Dominator users and we want to take a moment to address them here.
Are we able to integrate our existing DataTree account with the Investment Dominator?
No, while our Paid Data Service does pull data from DataTree in the background you cannot connect it with your individual DataTree account.
If you have an existing account with DataTree you can still export that data from your account with them and then import that data that is manually processed by you into the Investment Dominator via our ‘Upload Import CSV File‘ option.
Can you transfer accounts from DataTree to Investment Dominator?
No, because we use a corporate account to integrate with DataTree and an individual account cannot be used in its place.
How do I get started with the Paid Data Service?
You must first select one of our paid addon plans for the Paid Data Service under the ‘Land> Import> Get Data From Our Outside Data Service> Select New Data Criteria‘ screen.
NOTE: You can pull a record count based on your criteria prior to upgrading to a paid account, but you will not be able to import those records until your account has upgraded with a paid addon.
What is the fastest way to learn more about our Paid Data Service?
Navigate to our user guide located under the ‘Help’ tab of your Investment Dominator system or by going directly to https://user-guide.investmentdominator.com search for the keyword “Data” in the search bar, or click on the ‘Data’ tab.
How much does the Paid Data Service cost?
We have three main affordable plans to choose from: $47 per month gets you access to up to 470 records per month. $97 per month gets you access to up to 1385 records per month. $147 per month gets you access to up to 2450 records per month.
Contact Sales at 1-(602)-712-0182 if you need access to more than 2450 records per month and they can set you up with a custom plan based on a cost of $0.06 per record per month.
Can I just purchase a set amount of records vs. having a monthly subscription?
At this time, we only have monthly subscription plans. You can purchase a list from other 3rd party list broker services and then filter and process it into a .csv import file and upload that into your system.
Do unused records roll over to the next month?
No, your Paid Data Service record limit resets at the beginning of each billing cycle and any unused records do not roll over to the next billing period.
What is your cancellation/ refund policy on the Paid Data Service Integration?
You can review our cancellation/ refund policy here under the ‘Subscription and Memberships’ section.
Are more Advanced Filters and Options going to be added to the DatatTree Integration?
Yes, you can review the list of planned updates here. Some updates are dependant on what our Data Provider allows, however, we are working closely with them to try and make more options available to us so more features can be rolled into our system.
I want more Data Service options what do I do?
We want to hear all your feedback about this new integration (good and bad), but please submit all feedback and feature requests through your Investment Dominator system under the ‘Help> Suggest A Feature‘ section. This allows us to effectively organize the requests on our end and focus our efforts on the most requested items from all our users in our planning and development of upcoming system updates.
How can I limit the number of records I download from the Paid Data Service?
After creating your search criteria and clicking ‘Get Record Count‘ look for the field ‘Limit Size of Mailing‘ then input the number of records you wish to choose out of your limit.
I Added the Paid Data Service To my account, but I still cannot pull a list, what do I do?
One thing to note is that the permissions for the Outside Data Service are only assigned by default to the Primary (or Super Admin) of the account. This means that if you have a team of 5 people on your account only the primary will be able to pull the data unless you specifically assign the ‘Allow Import From Outside Data Service‘ permissions to a member of your team. To do this simply follow the instructions discussed in more detail here: https://user-guide.investmentdominator.com/datatree-user-permissions
I need help with the Paid Data Service what do I do?
The first thing to do is log into your Admin Console and click the ‘Help‘ tab then do a quick keyword search under the ‘Search Our User Guide‘ section to see if we have a User Guide Article already that covers what you need help with.
If you don’t find a User Guide article or still have questions, send us a message under the ‘Create A New Support Ticket‘ section and we will be happy to help you figure out a solution, take a look at your account, and troubleshoot issues as needed, or point you to training resources that answer the questions you have.
If I pull a partial list from a county then come back later and pull the rest does the system ignore the ones I already pulled previously?
Yes, but only if you had previously pulled the original dataset through the DataTree Integration and also under the ‘Exclude Previously Imported Records‘ option is set to ‘Yes‘ when you subsequently pull data from that same County.
How is Market Value determined? Is it really Assessed Value?
DataTree provides a data point called Market Value and for the majority of Counties in the United States, they have data for that. According to DataTree, they generate that value based on sold data from the County to determine the market value. In some cases, however, this data point is empty, and in those scenarios, the fallback in our system is to reference the Assessed Value instead.
Do we exclude owners that own more than one property?
Currently, we do not do this by default however if you click ‘Advanced Filters‘ you can set the filter called “Include owners with multiple properties?” to “No” and then it will exclude those owners.
How old or fresh is the data is from the Data Service?
It varies by County. Generally speaking, it is up-to-date because DataTree data is used by Title Companies such as First American Title to assist them with their closings however, it is not a real-time feed from the County. One of the upcoming features we want to add to our integration is to provide our users with the exact date that DataTree last refreshed the data in the selected County. At this time though this data is not possible to display on our screens.
We want to take a moment to address some planned updates to our Paid Data Service and give some insight as to when to expect these.
Below are a list of planned updates and where we are at in the process:
The ability to exclude records by owner zip codes. Once we have the ability to filter by owner zip code with our Data Provider we plan to provide you with the option to filter it by both entering in a set of zip codes manually, as well as through a by radius tool.
Filter by Zoning Codes: Currently we are working on a solution that would allow you to filter records out based on county zoning codes.
Coming Soon! A few filters that we are working on adding in the next few weeks are:
The Do Not Mail Filter
Last Sale Date Filter
Improvement Value Filter
Individuals/ Companies Only Filter
These updates will be automatically pushed out to your Investment Dominator system and will appear under the ‘Advanced Filters‘ section as soon as they are ready.
You may have noticed when you are going to import your list there is a new selection that has been introduced to the Investment Dominator. ‘Get Data From Our Outside Data Service‘ now which allows you to pull data for your land list from one of the top Data Providers in the country. This integration allows for even more usability as well as features which makes finding a list a breeze.
This feature is not available to everyone since in order to have access to it you will need to add an optional paid Data Feed Service plan to your Investment Dominator account.
We currently have three affordable monthly plans to choose from:
470 Records (Per Month) – 47.00 Monthly (10 cents a record)
1385 Records (Per Month) – 97.00 Monthly (7 cents a record)
2450 Records (Per Month) – 147.00 Monthly (6 cents a record)
IMPORTANT NOTE: These monthly rates are in addition to your monthly Investment Dominator subscription cost and if you are a current customer of DataTree your existing account with them cannot be integrated with the Investment Domintor.
If you have a need to pull more than 2,450 land records per month, we can set up a custom subscription plan for you on a case-by-case basis. Please contact our Sales line at 1-(602)-712-0182 to discuss a custom plan that will meet your needs.
NOTE: If you would like to know How To Generate A New Land ListVia Our Outside Data Service please click here.
When you import records into the system through our optional Paid Data Service the records will display under the ‘Land‘ tab of your system typically in the ‘Prospect ‘status:
NOTE: When you import records via our Paid Data Service we import more than the 11 required fields typically used in a CSV file import.
If you would like t to analyze the imported data further simply click on the ‘Edit‘ option to the right of an individual land record that was imported to review all the owner and property data that was given by DataTree:
DataTree typically provides information like all owners on record, as well as property geolocation data (longitude and Latitude of the property) which we add to the ‘Property Address‘ field for mapping.
You should also see the ‘Short Legal‘ description as well as the size of the property in acres as well as both Assessed and Market Values:
NOTE: If you would like to know How To Generate A New Land List From Our Optional Outside Data Service please click here.
After generating your land list record count, the screen will display the number of records that meet your criteria along with the option to ‘Save Criteria’. This option allows you to save your data filters and selection settings for future use.
Click The ‘Save Criteria‘ button then simply enter in an identifying name for the criteria then click the ‘Save Criteria‘ button again to the left of the input field to save it in the system:
A message will display once the criteria have successfully been saved in the system.
For more information on How To Load Your Saved Criteria refer to this article: