U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $199,900
    0% ( $0 ) vs Oct 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $199,000
    0% ( $900 ) vs Oct 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $126,200
    1% ( $800 ) vs Oct 2013
  • Foreclosures 1,058,486
    Homes for Sale 793,079
    Recently Sold 2,596,279

Market Summary

There are currently 1,058,486 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 793,079.

In November, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 9% lower than the previous month and 1% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for October 2014 were up 2% compared with the previous month, and up 30% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $199,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $126,200, or 37% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$126,200 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $0 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $123,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $199,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $195,700 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price) $126,200 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $0 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $123,500 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $120,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $199,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $195,700 (Median Sales Price) $190,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Chicago
4,435
20.1
% (y-o-y)
$280,000
5.7
% (y-o-y)
62.5%
65.7
% (y-o-y)
Houston
3,794
59.6
% (y-o-y)
$18,000
40.0
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Las Vegas
3,173
7.2
% (y-o-y)
$172,500
7.8
% (y-o-y)
23.3%
15.0
% (y-o-y)
Miami
3,051
28.7
% (y-o-y)
$240,000
3.4
% (y-o-y)
37.8%
46.1
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
2,303
49.3
% (y-o-y)
$101,750
18.6
% (y-o-y)
44.0%
64.0
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
2,272
73.2
% (y-o-y)
$33,000
45.0
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Denver
2,205
44.9
% (y-o-y)
$248,000
1.6
% (y-o-y)
26.0%
36.4
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
2,085
7.9
% (y-o-y)
$175,000
9.4
% (y-o-y)
31.4%
25.0
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
1,823
3.9
% (y-o-y)
$177,000
7.3
% (y-o-y)
24.9%
35.2
% (y-o-y)
Minneapolis
1,782
23.4
% (y-o-y)
$206,000
3.0
% (y-o-y)
30.5%
35.8
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 5.80%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%