U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $199,900
    2% ( $5,100 ) vs Sep 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $199,900
    0% ( $100 ) vs Sep 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $127,000
    1% ( $1,000 ) vs Sep 2013
  • Foreclosures 1,055,383
    Homes for Sale 663,804
    Recently Sold 2,667,844

Market Summary

There are currently 1,055,383 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 663,804.

In October, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 15% higher than the previous month and 8% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for September 2014 were up 9% compared with the previous month, and down 7% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $199,900. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $127,000, or 36% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $123,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $196,000 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $180,000 (Median Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $123,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $196,000 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $180,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
4,445
3.5
% (y-o-y)
$290,000
5.8
% (y-o-y)
65.5%
67.7
% (y-o-y)
Houston
3,641
7.7
% (y-o-y)
$18,000
40.5
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Las Vegas
2,804
34.6
% (y-o-y)
$174,999
9.4
% (y-o-y)
24.5%
14.9
% (y-o-y)
Miami
2,720
21.3
% (y-o-y)
$240,000
4.3
% (y-o-y)
37.0%
48.9
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
2,269
0.7
% (y-o-y)
$11,800
72.5
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Denver
2,070
1.3
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
0.8
% (y-o-y)
26.0%
37.2
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
2,065
1.8
% (y-o-y)
$110,000
13.4
% (y-o-y)
49.5%
66.5
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
2,002
19.0
% (y-o-y)
$175,000
8.0
% (y-o-y)
29.4%
24.4
% (y-o-y)
Minneapolis
1,815
14.1
% (y-o-y)
$206,000
1.6
% (y-o-y)
34.0%
36.9
% (y-o-y)
Jacksonville
1,745
49.8
% (y-o-y)
$120,000
1.2
% (y-o-y)
43.9%
48.1
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 5.90%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%