U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $215,000
    5% ( $10,000 ) vs Feb 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $197,500
    1% ( $2,400 ) vs Feb 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $115,000
    0% ( $0 ) vs Feb 2015
  • Foreclosures 887,181
    Homes for Sale 1,037,555
    Recently Sold 1,934,052

Market Summary

There are currently 887,181 properties in U.S. that are in some stage of foreclosure (default, auction or bank owned) while the number of homes listed for sale on RealtyTrac is 1,037,555.

In March, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 11% higher than the previous month and 11% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for February 2016 were up 37% compared with the previous month, and up 58% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $197,500. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $115,000, or 42% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,750 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,223 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $116,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $192,799 (Median Sales Price) $181,000 (Median Sales Price) $145,000 (Median Sales Price) $151,000 (Median Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,750 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,223 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $116,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $192,799 (Median Sales Price) $181,000 (Median Sales Price) $145,000 (Median Sales Price) $151,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
2,661
48.5
% (y-o-y)
$245,000
0.0
% (y-o-y)
59.6%
60.8
% (y-o-y)
Miami
2,327
25.4
% (y-o-y)
$247,500
8.0
% (y-o-y)
33.3%
30.2
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
2,320
44.8
% (y-o-y)
$194,445
11.1
% (y-o-y)
20.8%
22.4
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
1,937
18.7
% (y-o-y)
$182,377
4.8
% (y-o-y)
23.2%
29.9
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
1,677
30.6
% (y-o-y)
$100,000
2.0
% (y-o-y)
60.0%
52.9
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
1,660
27.9
% (y-o-y)
$195,000
11.4
% (y-o-y)
28.5%
25.7
% (y-o-y)
Jacksonville
1,581
86.2
% (y-o-y)
$115,000
2.2
% (y-o-y)
41.7%
41.5
% (y-o-y)
Orlando
1,546
66.1
% (y-o-y)
$165,000
14.8
% (y-o-y)
30.0%
20.0
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
1,298
139.0
% (y-o-y)
$75,000
15.8
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Tampa
1,262
24.0
% (y-o-y)
$158,000
21.6
% (y-o-y)
43.0%
42.2
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 5.00%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%

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