U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $219,900
    5% ( $9,900 ) vs Apr 2014
  • Median Sales Price
    $192,000
    1% ( $2,500 ) vs Apr 2014
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $115,666
    2% ( $2,334 ) vs Apr 2014
  • Foreclosures 800,066
    Homes for Sale 1,320,976
    Recently Sold 978,154

Market Summary

There are currently 800,066 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 1,320,976.

In May, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 1% higher than the previous month and 16% higher than the same time last year.

Home sales for April 2015 were up 54% compared with the previous month, and down 66% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $192,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $115,666, or 40% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$115,666 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $118,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $122,900 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $192,000 (Median Sales Price) $189,500 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $191,000 (Median Sales Price) $192,000 (Median Sales Price) $115,666 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $118,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $122,900 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,100 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $192,000 (Median Sales Price) $189,500 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $191,000 (Median Sales Price) $192,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
1,681
59.3
% (y-o-y)
$250,000
4.2
% (y-o-y)
61.2%
65.5
% (y-o-y)
Tampa
1,675
25.5
% (y-o-y)
$143,000
9.6
% (y-o-y)
50.5%
46.5
% (y-o-y)
Miami
1,234
62.0
% (y-o-y)
$234,000
1.7
% (y-o-y)
33.1%
39.7
% (y-o-y)
Jacksonville
1,151
22.4
% (y-o-y)
$106,500
0.4
% (y-o-y)
45.0%
27.5
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
1,132
68.9
% (y-o-y)
$178,977
6.9
% (y-o-y)
17.9%
19.4
% (y-o-y)
Cincinnati
1,091
12.3
% (y-o-y)
$115,000
9.5
% (y-o-y)
59.4%
52.4
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
1,052
54.0
% (y-o-y)
$179,000
9.8
% (y-o-y)
28.3%
25.9
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
921
53.4
% (y-o-y)
$165,000
1.9
% (y-o-y)
24.2%
29.0
% (y-o-y)
Denver
921
55.3
% (y-o-y)
$265,000
9.1
% (y-o-y)
24.5%
30.9
% (y-o-y)
Saint Petersburg
869
8.9
% (y-o-y)
$148,000
13.8
% (y-o-y)
51.7%
46.5
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 5.40%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%