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ATTOM Data Solutions Selected To Present At Sold-Out Microsoft Ignite Conference

ATTOM Data Warehouse Early Adopter of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Platform IRVINE, Calif. – Sept. 19, 2016 — ATTOM Data Solutions, the nation’s leading source for comprehensive property data, today announced that it will be featured in a panel discussion… Read More »

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U.S. Home Flipping Increases to a Six-Year High in Q2 2016

Number of Investors Flipping Homes at Highest Level Since Q2 2007 — a Nine-Year High; Share of Flippers Buying With Cash Drops to Lowest Level Since Q3 2008; Average Days to Flip at Highest Level in 10 years IRVINE, Calif…. Read More »

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U.S. Home Loan Originations Decrease 4 Percent in Q2 2016 Despite Rise in Purchase and HELOC Originations

HELOC Originations Increase 5 Percent For 17th Consecutive Annual Increase VA Loan Originations Increase 14 Percent to Highest Level in 10 Years IRVINE, Calif. – Sept. 1, 2016 — ATTOM Data Solutions, the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data… Read More »

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Down Payment Assistance Programs Save Qualifying Homebuyers More Than $17,000 on Average Over Life of Loan

Average Assistance Covers 3 Percent Down Payment in 82 Percent of 513 Markets Analyzed; Average Assistance Short of 3 Percent Down in NYC, DC, Salt Lake City, Baltimore Counties NEW ORLEANS – June 9, 2016 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s… Read More »

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Q1 2016 Loan Originations Down 8 Percent From Year Ago Driven by 20 Percent Drop in Refinance Originations

Purchase Originations Up 3 Percent, HELOC Originations Increase 10 Percent; HELOC Dollar Volume Jumps 45 Percent Thanks to Higher Average Loan Amounts IRVINE, Calif. – May 12, 2016 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today… Read More »

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Less Than 1 Percent of Seriously Underwater U.S. Properties Qualify for Principal Reduction Under New FHFA Program

Number of Seriously Underwater Homeowners Drops 638,000 From a Year Ago in Q1 2016; Number of Equity Rich Homeowners Increases Nearly 1.3 Million From a Year Ago IRVINE, Calif. — May 5 , 2016 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading… Read More »

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Trickle-Down Distress: How Mom-and-Pop Investors are Tackling a Long Tail of Bubble-Era Loans

The following is an extended excerpt from the February 2016 edition of RealtyTrac’s Housing News Report, named best newsletter in 2015 by the National Association of Real Estate Editors. For full access to the newsletter, subscribe here. Robert Woods learned… Read More »

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U.S. Residential Loan Originations Decrease 14 Percent in Fourth Quarter Driven by 24 Percent Drop in Purchase Loans

Originations Still Up 1 Percent Annually Thanks to Increase in Refinances, HELOCs; Purchase Originations Post Biggest Quarterly Decrease in More Than Five Years; Big Bank Origination Share Down From Year Ago, Non-Bank Share Jumps IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 18, 2016… Read More »

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U.S. Residential Property Vacancy Rate Drops 9.3 Percent Between Q3 2015 and Q1 2016

San Jose Tops List of Five Metros with Lowest Vacancy Rates; Flint, Michigan, Tops List of Five Metros with Highest Vacancy Rates IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 11, 2016 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today… Read More »

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6.4 Million U.S. Properties Seriously Underwater at End of 2015, Down 616,000 From Year Ago and Half of Peak in Q2 2012

11.5 Percent of Properties with Mortgage Are Underwater, Down From Peak of 28.6 Percent; Number of Equity Rich Properties Increases 1.3 Million in 2015 to 12.6 Million; Half of All U.S. Properties in Foreclosure Have Some Equity IRVINE, Calif. —… Read More »

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