U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $204,999
    2% ( $5,001 ) vs Aug 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $200,000
    0% ( $0 ) vs Aug 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $126,725
    1% ( $725 ) vs Aug 2013
  • Foreclosures 1,067,401
    Homes for Sale 1,031,811
    Recently Sold 2,566,844

Market Summary

There are currently 1,067,401 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 1,031,811.

In September, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 9% lower than the previous month and 19% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for August 2014 were up 17% compared with the previous month, and down 27% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $200,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $126,725, or 37% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$126,725 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $123,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $112,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $196,000 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $180,000 (Median Sales Price) $174,000 (Median Sales Price) $126,725 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $123,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $112,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $196,000 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $180,000 (Median Sales Price) $174,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Houston
3,609
16.3
% (y-o-y)
$17,632
29.5
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Chicago
3,064
40.0
% (y-o-y)
$292,500
5.6
% (y-o-y)
66.2%
68.6
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
2,785
24.0
% (y-o-y)
$172,000
7.6
% (y-o-y)
20.8%
14.0
% (y-o-y)
Miami
2,317
39.6
% (y-o-y)
$240,000
3.0
% (y-o-y)
37.5%
50.6
% (y-o-y)
Denver
2,180
10.6
% (y-o-y)
$255,000
2.0
% (y-o-y)
32.9%
36.0
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
2,107
21.3
% (y-o-y)
$170,000
3.0
% (y-o-y)
26.5%
23.3
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
1,947
9.1
% (y-o-y)
$115,000
12.2
% (y-o-y)
50.4%
67.0
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
1,895
31.2
% (y-o-y)
$16,612
51.5
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Charlotte
1,876
5.9
% (y-o-y)
$185,000
4.5
% (y-o-y)
48.6%
45.8
% (y-o-y)
Columbus
1,791
3.6
% (y-o-y)
$142,000
5.3
% (y-o-y)
61.3%
68.9
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 6.10%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%