U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $221,500
    2% ( $3,500 ) vs Jan 1
  • Median Sales Price
    $215,000
    1% ( $1,500 ) vs Jan 1
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $125,000
    0% ( $0 ) vs Jan 1
  • Foreclosures 856,423
    Homes for Sale 573,423
    Recently Sold 486,790

Market Summary

There are currently 856,423 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 573,423.

In January, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 4% lower than the previous month and 13% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for December 2016 were down 2% compared with the previous month, and down 63% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $215,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $125,000, or 42% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $216,500 (Median Sales Price) $228,000 (Median Sales Price) $228,600 (Median Sales Price) $228,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $216,500 (Median Sales Price) $228,000 (Median Sales Price) $228,600 (Median Sales Price) $228,000 (Median Sales Price) $220,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Detroit
1,559
68.7
% (y-o-y)
$25,000
13.4
% (y-o-y)
82.4%
83.7
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
1,049
3.0
% (y-o-y)
$196,500
6.2
% (y-o-y)
15.0%
16.2
% (y-o-y)
Miami
900
46.6
% (y-o-y)
$255,000
6.3
% (y-o-y)
20.9%
33.8
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
704
35.5
% (y-o-y)
$184,500
0.3
% (y-o-y)
12.7%
25.4
% (y-o-y)
Denver
603
37.6
% (y-o-y)
$291,000
6.8
% (y-o-y)
8.9%
19.3
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
510
29.4
% (y-o-y)
$117,200
17.3
% (y-o-y)
54.0%
55.0
% (y-o-y)
Cleveland
506
45.2
% (y-o-y)
$67,000
4.2
% (y-o-y)
62.0%
64.3
% (y-o-y)
Atlanta
499
15.5
% (y-o-y)
$144,000
27.8
% (y-o-y)
50.0%
59.6
% (y-o-y)
Houston
495
48.7
% (y-o-y)
$48,950
2.8
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Tampa
460
59.5
% (y-o-y)
$165,000
4.4
% (y-o-y)
28.8%
41.3
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 4.80%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%

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