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Home Price Appreciation Slows in 65 Percent of Housing Markets in July Compared to a Year AgoOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annual pace of 4,634,513 in July, down 3 percent from the previous month and down 12 percent from a year ago.

 

U.S. Home Flipping Drops Below 5 Percent of All Sales in Second Quarter, to 2-Year LowOpen in a New Window

Nearly 31,000 single family homes were flipped nationwide in the second quarter of 2014 representing 4.6 percent of all U.S. single family home sales, down from 6.2 percent from a year ago.

 

All-Cash Share of U.S. Home Sales Pulls Back From 3-Year High, Institutional Investor Share Drops to 3-Year LowOpen in a New Window

All-cash sales accounted for 37.9 percent of all sales of U.S. homes in the second quarter, down from a three-year high of 42.0 percent in the previous quarter but still up from 35.7 percent in a year ago.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 2 Percent in JulyOpen in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 109,434 U.S. properties in July, an increase of 2 percent from the previous month but still down 16 percent from a year ago.

 

34 Percent of U.S. County Housing Markets Now Less Affordable for Buying Than Their Long-Term AveragesOpen in a New Window

One-third of U.S. counties have surpassed historical averages for income-to-price affordability percentages since 2000 — making them less affordable than their averages over the last 14 years.

 

U.S. Homes Underwater Stalls at 9.1 Million in Second Quarter as Home Price Appreciation Slows in Many MarketsOpen in a New Window

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

 

U.S. Foreclosure Decreases 2 Percent in June to Lowest Level Since July 2006, Before Housing Bubble BurstOpen in a New Window

A total of 107,194 U.S. properties had a foreclosure filing in June, down 2 percent from the previous month and down 16 percent from a year ago to the lowest level since July 2006.

 

New RealtyTrac Analysis Profiles Single Family Homes that Sell at the Deepest Discounts and Highest PremiumsOpen in a New Window

RealtyTrac today released an analysis profiling what single family homes sell at the deepest discounts and what single family homes sell at the highest premiums based on four variables.

 

RealtyTrac Ranks Best Overall Markets for Buying Residential Property Rentals and Renting to Boomers, MillennialsOpen in a New Window

RealtyTrac's Q2 2014 Residential Property Rental Report ranks the best markets for buying residential rental properties and the best markets for renting to baby boomers and for renting to millennials.

 

U.S. Median Home Prices Increase 13 Percent in May As Higher-End Sales Account for Bigger Share of MarketOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annual pace of 5,147,550 in May, virtually unchanged from April and an increase of less than 1 percent from May 2013.

 

10.6 Million Housing Units in Counties with Very High Natural Disaster Risk According to New RealtyTrac ReportOpen in a New Window

RealtyTrac today released its first-ever Natural Disaster Housing Risk Report, which assigns a natural disaster risk score to more than 3,000 county housing markets nationwide.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 5 Percent in MayOpen in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 109,824 U.S. properties in May, a 5 percent decrease from the previous month and a 26 percent decrease from May 2013 to the lowest monthly level since December 2006.

 

U.S. Median Home Price Appreciation Accelerates in April as Short Sales and Foreclosure Sales SlowOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annual pace of 5,213,793 in April, a decrease of less than 1 percent from March but an increase of 4 percent from April 2013.

 

Top 20 Beach Town Housing MarketsOpen in a New Window

For the report, RealtyTrac first selected the top 100 best beach towns based on four criteria: average temperature, percent of sunny days, percent of days with good air quality, and crime rates.

 

Oklahoma City 2014 Foreclosure Activity Down 19 Percent One Year After Moore Tornado Hit the RegionOpen in a New Window

RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a housing market update on the Oklahoma City, Okla., area exactly one year after the Moore tornado hit the city.

 

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 1 Percent in April Despite 4 Percent Increase in Bank RepossessionsOpen in a New Window

Foreclosure filings were reported on 115,830 U.S. properties in April, a 1 percent decrease from the previous month and down 20 percent from April 2013.

 

All-Cash Share of U.S. Residential Sales Reaches New High in First Quarter Even as Institutional Investor Share of Sales Drops to Lowest Level Since Q1 2012Open in a New Window

The share of all-cash sales reached a new high in the first quarter even as the share of institutional investor purchases dropped to the lowest level since the first quarter of 2012.

 

U.S.Home Flipping Down to 3.7 Percent of All Sales in First Quarter But Average Gross Returns Increase to 30 PercentOpen in a New Window

3.7 percent of all U.S. single family home sales were flips in the first quarter of 2014, down from 4.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 and down from 6.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013.

 

U.S. Residential Sales Activity and Median Prices Reverse Downward Trend in March Even as First Quarter Distressed Sales Increase from Fourth QuarterOpen in a New Window

U.S. residential properties sold at an estimated annual pace of 5,253,464 in March, an increase of 0.4 percent from February and up 8 percent from a year ago.

 

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.

 

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