U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $225,000
    5% ( $10,000 ) vs Mar 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $200,000
    2% ( $3,000 ) vs Mar 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $115,500
    1% ( $740 ) vs Mar 2015
  • Foreclosures 886,810
    Homes for Sale 1,063,279
    Recently Sold 1,856,555

Market Summary

There are currently 886,810 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 1,063,279.

In April, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 7% lower than the previous month and 20% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for March 2016 were up 24% compared with the previous month, and up 329% 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 $115,500, or 42% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$115,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,761 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $109,700 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,750 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,000 (Median Sales Price) $195,000 (Median Sales Price) $188,000 (Median Sales Price) $179,000 (Median Sales Price) $158,333 (Median Sales Price) $115,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,761 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $109,700 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,750 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,000 (Median Sales Price) $195,000 (Median Sales Price) $188,000 (Median Sales Price) $179,000 (Median Sales Price) $158,333 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
3,166
175.5
% (y-o-y)
$247,000
2.9
% (y-o-y)
62.3%
59.2
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
3,093
138.3
% (y-o-y)
$191,900
9.7
% (y-o-y)
18.3%
17.7
% (y-o-y)
Miami
2,630
134.8
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
8.7
% (y-o-y)
32.8%
30.4
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
2,549
219.8
% (y-o-y)
$188,000
7.4
% (y-o-y)
25.5%
28.6
% (y-o-y)
Jacksonville
2,142
108.6
% (y-o-y)
$115,750
11.3
% (y-o-y)
43.8%
43.4
% (y-o-y)
Houston
2,112
102.1
% (y-o-y)
$30,000
42.9
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Fort Lauderdale
1,974
109.1
% (y-o-y)
$196,200
18.9
% (y-o-y)
29.4%
24.2
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
1,782
293.4
% (y-o-y)
$100,000
11.1
% (y-o-y)
56.0%
55.6
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
1,779
248.1
% (y-o-y)
$68,000
11.0
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Denver
1,730
283.6
% (y-o-y)
$305,000
17.3
% (y-o-y)
23.0%
25.6
% (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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