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9.1 Million U.S. Residential Properties Seriously Underwater in First Quarter, Lowest Level in Two YearsOpen in a New Window

9.1 million U.S. residential properties were seriously underwater representing 17 percent of all properties with a mortgage in the first quarter of 2014.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 4 Percent in March But First Quarter Foreclosure Activity Down to Lowest Level Since Q2 2007Open in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 117,485 U.S. properties in March, a 4 percent increase from February but still down 23 percent from a March 2013.

 

U.S. Residential Sales Volume Decreases in February for Fourth Consecutive Month as Distressed Sales Continue to Dry Up and Institutional Investors Pull Back PurchasesOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annual pace of 5,083,241 in February, a 0.2 percent decrease from the previous month but still up 7 percent from a year ago.

 

96 Percent of U.S. County Real Estate Markets Better Off Than at Height of Foreclosure Crisis Four Years AgoOpen in a New Window

96 percent of county housing markets are better off than they were four years ago when foreclosures peaked in 2010 but only 8 percent of are better off than they were eight years ago in 2006.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 10 Percent in February From January Jump to Lowest Level in More Than 7 YearsOpen in a New Window

U.S. foreclosure filings were reported on 112,498 U.S. properties in February, a 10 percent decrease from January and down 27 percent from February 2013 to the lowest monthly total since December 2006.

 

Institutional Investor Share of U.S. Residential Sales in January Drops to Lowest Level Since March 2012Open in a New Window

Institutional investors accounted for 5.2 percent of all U.S. residential property sales in January, down from 7.9 percent in December and down from 8.2 percent in January 2013

 

Monthly House Payments for Homebuyers Increase an Average 21 Percent from a Year Ago in 325 U.S. CountiesOpen in a New Window

RealtyTrac® today released a housing affordability analysis showing that the estimated monthly house payment for a median-priced three-bedroom home purchased in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased an average of 21 percent from a year ago in the 325

 

2014 RealtyTrac U.S. Housing Affordability AnalysisOpen in a New Window

The estimated monthly house payment for a median-priced three-bedroom home purchased in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased an average of 21 percent from a year ago in 325 U.S. counties.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 8 Percent in January Driven by Double-Digit Percentage Increases in Foreclosure Starts and Scheduled Foreclosure AuctionsOpen in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 124,419 U.S. properties in January an 8 percent increase from December but still down 18 percent from January 2013.

 

U.S. Home Flipping Increases 16 Percent in 2013 and Average Gross Profit on Flips Rises to More Than $62,000 in Q4Open in a New Window

The RealtyTrac Year-End and Q4 2013 Home Flipping Report shows 156,862 single family home flips in 2013, up 16 percent from 2012 and up 114 percent from 2011.

 

Short Sales and Foreclosure Sales Combined Accounted for 16 Percent of U.S. Residential Sales in 2013Open in a New Window

Short sales and foreclosure-related sales accounted for a combined 16.2 percent of all U.S. residential sales in 2013, up from 14.5 percent of all sales in 2012 and 15.2 percent of all sales in 2011.

 

1.4 Million U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in 2013 Down 26 Percent to Lowest Annual Total Since 2007Open in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 1,361,795 U.S. properties in 2013, down 26 percent from 2012 and down 53 percent from the peak of 2.9 million properties with foreclosure filings in 2010.

 

9.3 Million U.S. Residential Properties Deeply Underwater in December 2013, Down From 10.7 Million in September 2013Open in a New Window

9.3 million U.S. residential properties were deeply underwater representing 19 percent of all properties with a mortgage in December 2013, down from 10.7 million homes underwater in September 2013.

 

Ohio Foreclosure and Cash Sales Increase in November and Home Prices and Sales Volume Continue to Trend HigherOpen in a New Window

Distressed sales and short sales combined accounted for 23.2 percent of all residential property sales in Ohio in November, up from 22.8 percent in the previous month and 20.1 percent in November 2012.

 

Share of All Cash Sales Reaches New High in November, REO Sales Share Increases for Third Consecutive MonthOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annual pace of 5,146,565 in November, a less than 1 percent increase from a revised pace of 5,128,034 in October and up 10 percent from November 2012.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 15 Percent in November Driven by 95-Month Low in Foreclosure StartsOpen in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 113,454 U.S. properties in November, a 15 percent decrease from the previous month and a 37 percent decrease from a year ago.

 

Foreclosure Auction Sales and Bank-Owned Sales Increase From Year Ago in October Even as Short Sales DeclineOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annualized pace of 5,649,965, a 2 percent increase from the previous month and up 13 percent from October 2012.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 2 Percent in October Driven by Continued Rise in Judicial Foreclosure AuctionsOpen in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 133,919 U.S. properties in October, a 2 percent increase from the previous month but a 28 percent decrease from a year ago.

 

RealtyTrac Unveils Exclusive New Investor Insight Report at Mortgage Bankers Convention Showing Investors Purchased More Than $1 Trillion in U.S. Real Estate Since 2011Open in a New Window

Out of the more than 950,000 purchases totaling more than $1 trillion made by investors since 2011, 54 percent were all-cash purchases.

 

71 Percent of Single Family Homes Built Before 1990; Older Housing Stock Represents Less Competition, Lower PricesOpen in a New Window

More than 70 percent of the U.S. single family homes were built before 1990 while 60 percent of 2013 sales year-to-date were for homes built before 1990.

 

New York City and Long Island Foreclosures Continue to Increase a Year After Hurricane Sandy HitOpen in a New Window

One year after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the U.S. eastern seaboard, RealtyTrac® today reported that foreclosure activity in the first nine months of 2013 is up 33 percent in the 7-county region including the five boroughs of New York and Long

 

Leading Brokers Weigh in on Impact of New QRM Proposal, Revealing Concerns Over Mortgage Rules Taking Effect in 2014Open in a New Window

RealtyTrac® today released opinions from five leading real estate brokers across the country on the impact to the real estate market posed by the newly proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) rules.

 

Institutional Investor Purchases Reach New High in September with 14 Percent of all U.S. Residential SalesOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annualized pace of 5,673,249 in September, up 2 percent from August and up 14 percent from September 2012.

 

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