U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $234,900
    1% ( $2,600 ) vs Jul 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $222,500
    1% ( $2,500 ) vs Jul 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $126,000
    1% ( $1,000 ) vs Jul 2015
  • Foreclosures 921,692
    Homes for Sale 1,044,554
    Recently Sold 1,205,285

Market Summary

There are currently 921,692 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 1,044,554.

In August, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 10% higher than the previous month and 13% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for July 2016 were down 22% compared with the previous month, and up 178% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $222,500. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $126,000, or 43% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $122,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $119,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,551 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $222,500 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $209,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $122,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $119,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,551 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $222,500 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $209,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Miami
1,027
21.5
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
0.0
% (y-o-y)
29.6%
37.6
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
948
62.1
% (y-o-y)
$187,000
1.6
% (y-o-y)
19.5%
28.9
% (y-o-y)
Denver
785
113.3
% (y-o-y)
$304,775
4.5
% (y-o-y)
19.6%
21.2
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
768
103.7
% (y-o-y)
$135,000
12.5
% (y-o-y)
65.0%
66.7
% (y-o-y)
Tampa
615
37.3
% (y-o-y)
$172,000
14.7
% (y-o-y)
39.0%
48.9
% (y-o-y)
Memphis
572
14.2
% (y-o-y)
$94,000
2.2
% (y-o-y)
53.5%
46.1
% (y-o-y)
Atlanta
558
120.6
% (y-o-y)
$200,000
14.7
% (y-o-y)
67.5%
71.8
% (y-o-y)
Cleveland
547
47.0
% (y-o-y)
$79,000
21.5
% (y-o-y)
67.1%
59.0
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
547
3.8
% (y-o-y)
$190,000
6.1
% (y-o-y)
18.3%
17.3
% (y-o-y)
Saint Louis
543
40.7
% (y-o-y)
$50,898
32.8
% (y-o-y)
43.0%
15.5
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

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

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