U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $234,900
    4% ( $9,865 ) vs Apr 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $210,000
    5% ( $10,000 ) vs Apr 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $120,000
    4% ( $4,900 ) vs Apr 2015
  • Foreclosures 908,448
    Homes for Sale 1,093,091
    Recently Sold 1,569,491

Market Summary

There are currently 908,448 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 1,093,091.

In May, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 0% lower than the previous month and 21% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for April 2016 were down 11% compared with the previous month, and up 159% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $210,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $120,000, or 43% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,750 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $109,687 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $210,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $195,000 (Median Sales Price) $188,000 (Median Sales Price) $179,000 (Median Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,750 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $109,687 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $210,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $195,000 (Median Sales Price) $188,000 (Median Sales Price) $179,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Miami
2,583
108.1
% (y-o-y)
$253,000
8.1
% (y-o-y)
34.2%
33.0
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
2,460
133.8
% (y-o-y)
$191,000
6.7
% (y-o-y)
24.1%
28.3
% (y-o-y)
Chicago
2,423
44.1
% (y-o-y)
$255,500
2.2
% (y-o-y)
65.0%
61.1
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
1,982
115.2
% (y-o-y)
$200,000
21.2
% (y-o-y)
29.0%
24.2
% (y-o-y)
Houston
1,964
141.0
% (y-o-y)
$35,400
47.5
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Denver
1,880
104.1
% (y-o-y)
$310,550
17.2
% (y-o-y)
22.9%
24.5
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
1,762
166.6
% (y-o-y)
$70,001
118.8
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Charlotte
1,742
217.9
% (y-o-y)
$185,000
6.9
% (y-o-y)
42.4%
41.3
% (y-o-y)
San Diego
1,514
216.7
% (y-o-y)
$500,000
6.4
% (y-o-y)
23.0%
22.3
% (y-o-y)
Flint
1,479
1232.4
% (y-o-y)
$26,937
41.8
% (y-o-y)
56.6%
10.5
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 5.00%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%

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