U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $198,000
    1% ( $1,900 ) vs Nov 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $196,700
    1% ( $2,300 ) vs Nov 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $125,537
    0% ( $464 ) vs Nov 2013
  • Foreclosures 1,044,426
    Homes for Sale 884,580
    Recently Sold 2,194,174

Market Summary

There are currently 1,044,426 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 884,580.

In December, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 2% higher than the previous month and 1% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for November 2014 were down 53% compared with the previous month, and down 39% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $196,700. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $125,537, or 36% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$125,537 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure 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) $196,700 (Median Sales Price) $199,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $195,700 (Median Sales Price) $125,537 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure 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) $196,700 (Median Sales Price) $199,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $195,700 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Houston
2,279
29.3
% (y-o-y)
$19,000
26.9
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Chicago
2,098
30.9
% (y-o-y)
$272,500
4.8
% (y-o-y)
65.1%
65.4
% (y-o-y)
Miami
1,675
38.6
% (y-o-y)
$235,000
0.0
% (y-o-y)
38.3%
44.7
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
1,528
37.3
% (y-o-y)
$172,000
6.8
% (y-o-y)
21.5%
16.1
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
1,441
34.3
% (y-o-y)
$172,825
10.1
% (y-o-y)
34.0%
25.1
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
1,353
19.4
% (y-o-y)
$98,000
17.6
% (y-o-y)
42.8%
64.7
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
1,329
18.1
% (y-o-y)
$173,700
5.3
% (y-o-y)
21.4%
33.3
% (y-o-y)
Denver
1,286
25.7
% (y-o-y)
$248,000
3.3
% (y-o-y)
20.6%
35.4
% (y-o-y)
Atlanta
1,009
26.5
% (y-o-y)
$213,000
12.1
% (y-o-y)
67.9%
61.1
% (y-o-y)
Tampa
998
8.1
% (y-o-y)
$139,250
2.4
% (y-o-y)
42.9%
47.4
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 5.80%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%