Current Housing & Foreclosure Reports

1.4 Million U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in 2013 Down 26 Percent to Lowest Annual Total Since 2007 By RealtyTrac Staff January 13, 2014 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 2013 By RealtyTrac Staff January 7, 2014 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 Higher By RealtyTrac Staff December 27, 2013 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 Month By RealtyTrac Staff December 18, 2013 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 Starts By RealtyTrac Staff December 10, 2013 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 Decline By RealtyTrac Staff November 24, 2013 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 Auctions By RealtyTrac Staff November 12, 2013 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. 71 Percent of Single Family Homes Built Before 1990; Older Housing Stock Represents Less Competition, Lower Prices By RealtyTrac Staff October 30, 2013 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. RealtyTrac Unveils Exclusive New Investor Insight Report at Mortgage Bankers Convention Showing Investors Purchased More Than $1 Trillion in U.S. Real Estate Since 2011 By RealtyTrac Staff October 30, 2013 Out of the more than 950,000 purchases totaling more than $1 trillion made by investors since 2011, 54 percent were all-cash purchases. Leading Brokers Weigh in on Impact of New QRM Proposal, Revealing Concerns Over Mortgage Rules Taking Effect in 2014 By RealtyTrac Staff October 29, 2013 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. Print Email

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