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Challenge #78: Find the Best Housing Markets

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Fireball

Here's my solution, my answer doesn't match the supplied but I believe that is due to the data via the API changing.

 

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Had some issues finding a suitable delimiter, so used a method that I've used before that uses the regex_countmatches formula to identify where records may be split over a more than one line.


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Quasar

Solution and bonus solution (both in spoiler; only bonus attached).

 

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Asteroid

Interesting when this challenge took place- only 5 months before the housing market peaked in January 2018.

 

Thanks in part to the masterful RegEx formula @EstherB47 used, especially the [A-Z-]* part. That got me to the end.

 

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Solution with help from othersSolution with help from othersHaving fun with RegEx 101 to come up with the harder parts of the solutionHaving fun with RegEx 101 to come up with the harder parts of the solution
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Alteryx
Alteryx

I took it as a challenge to do this without RegEx ... using the ReverseString function to take care of the non-standard marketing names.  I have a bit of extra cleansing that wasn't needed to solve the challenge but necessary to appease my OCD

 

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Asteroid

Think I managed to get it right, although the values I get for April 2017 are slightly different...

 

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Alteryx Partner

This was truly insightful and challenging but happy I understand the regex functions better.

Asteroid

PFA my solution

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Meteor

Solved!

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Asteroid
 
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Alteryx Partner

My solution

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