U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $210,000
    0% ( $900 ) vs Jul 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $200,000
    2% ( $4,000 ) vs Jul 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $126,000
    2% ( $2,500 ) vs Jul 2013
  • Foreclosures 1,077,089
    Homes for Sale 973,695
    Recently Sold 2,518,124

Market Summary

There are currently 1,077,089 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 973,695.

In August, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 7% higher than the previous month and 9% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for July 2014 were down 7% compared with the previous month, and down 41% 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 $126,000, or 37% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$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) $112,000 (Median Foreclosure 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) $172,000 (Median 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) $112,000 (Median Foreclosure 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) $172,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Miami
2,721
36.4
% (y-o-y)
$240,000
4.8
% (y-o-y)
37.4%
51.5
% (y-o-y)
Houston
2,503
45.1
% (y-o-y)
$18,116
27.5
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Chicago
2,412
56.8
% (y-o-y)
$290,000
5.5
% (y-o-y)
67.2%
69.8
% (y-o-y)
Denver
2,156
25.8
% (y-o-y)
$258,000
2.8
% (y-o-y)
32.3%
37.0
% (y-o-y)
Philadelphia
1,861
19.6
% (y-o-y)
$115,000
8.0
% (y-o-y)
51.3%
68.0
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
1,813
58.4
% (y-o-y)
$169,950
9.6
% (y-o-y)
18.8%
13.0
% (y-o-y)
Orlando
1,718
17.2
% (y-o-y)
$153,610
15.8
% (y-o-y)
23.8%
23.3
% (y-o-y)
Cincinnati
1,602
10.7
% (y-o-y)
$128,000
3.0
% (y-o-y)
60.0%
62.1
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
1,527
38.1
% (y-o-y)
$182,500
12.0
% (y-o-y)
30.1%
35.6
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
1,527
49.9
% (y-o-y)
$166,000
0.9
% (y-o-y)
25.9%
24.0
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 6.20%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%