U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $225,000
    1% ( $2,500 ) vs Sep 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $230,000
    0% ( $1,000 ) vs Sep 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $128,582
    1% ( $1,667 ) vs Sep 2015
  • Foreclosures 912,848
    Homes for Sale 627,085
    Recently Sold 471,994

Market Summary

There are currently 912,848 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 627,085.

In October, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 27% higher than the previous month and 8% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for September 2016 were down 61% compared with the previous month, and up 68% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $230,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $128,582, or 44% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$128,582 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,916 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $122,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $119,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $230,000 (Median Sales Price) $229,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $209,000 (Median Sales Price) $128,582 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,916 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $122,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $119,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $230,000 (Median Sales Price) $229,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $209,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Detroit
6,228
70.6
% (y-o-y)
$27,500
37.5
% (y-o-y)
52.7%
30.0
% (y-o-y)
Miami
1,085
32.5
% (y-o-y)
$265,000
64.1
% (y-o-y)
31.6%
4.0
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
1,068
229.6
% (y-o-y)
$195,000
8.9
% (y-o-y)
21.5%
26.5
% (y-o-y)
Denver
1,000
733.3
% (y-o-y)
$310,000
3.2
% (y-o-y)
19.4%
32.8
% (y-o-y)
Houston
817
206.0
% (y-o-y)
$25,750
67.8
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
San Antonio
789
240.1
% (y-o-y)
$75,823
9.2
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Indianapolis
772
185.9
% (y-o-y)
$45,450
14.2
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Fort Lauderdale
765
68.9
% (y-o-y)
$225,000
109.1
% (y-o-y)
29.9%
30.7
% (y-o-y)
Saint Louis
744
115.7
% (y-o-y)
$64,780
44.0
% (y-o-y)
50.6%
6.3
% (y-o-y)
Charlotte
735
228.1
% (y-o-y)
$183,000
9.9
% (y-o-y)
36.6%
41.1
% (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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