U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $225,000
    0% ( $100 ) vs Nov 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $220,000
    4% ( $9,900 ) vs Nov 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $131,000
    2% ( $3,000 ) vs Nov 2015
  • Foreclosures 842,672
    Homes for Sale 557,424
    Recently Sold 492,101

Market Summary

There are currently 842,672 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 557,424.

In December, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 1% lower than the previous month and 17% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for November 2016 were down 13% compared with the previous month, and down 65% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $220,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $131,000, or 40% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$131,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $128,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,075 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $229,900 (Median Sales Price) $229,000 (Median Sales Price) $228,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $131,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $128,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,075 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $229,900 (Median Sales Price) $229,000 (Median Sales Price) $228,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Las Vegas
969
34.2
% (y-o-y)
$195,000
5.4
% (y-o-y)
13.7%
16.2
% (y-o-y)
Miami
747
49.5
% (y-o-y)
$258,950
17.7
% (y-o-y)
25.7%
29.0
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
667
21.6
% (y-o-y)
$182,700
2.6
% (y-o-y)
12.6%
25.7
% (y-o-y)
Denver
583
19.9
% (y-o-y)
$298,000
12.7
% (y-o-y)
10.3%
18.7
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
500
70.3
% (y-o-y)
$115,000
28.6
% (y-o-y)
60.0%
46.3
% (y-o-y)
Atlanta
414
45.3
% (y-o-y)
$154,000
14.4
% (y-o-y)
54.2%
58.3
% (y-o-y)
Cleveland
412
52.9
% (y-o-y)
$65,000
7.1
% (y-o-y)
61.5%
66.7
% (y-o-y)
Charlotte
406
37.5
% (y-o-y)
$160,000
7.2
% (y-o-y)
27.0%
43.8
% (y-o-y)
Tampa
406
57.8
% (y-o-y)
$170,000
17.2
% (y-o-y)
29.4%
34.8
% (y-o-y)
Houston
376
51.9
% (y-o-y)
$47,550
16.9
% (y-o-y)
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Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 4.90%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%

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