U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $238,000
    1% ( $3,100 ) vs May 2015
  • Median Sales Price
    $215,000
    3% ( $6,000 ) vs May 2015
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $121,855
    2% ( $2,855 ) vs May 2015
  • Foreclosures 915,688
    Homes for Sale 1,105,266
    Recently Sold 1,379,468

Market Summary

There are currently 915,688 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 1,105,266.

In June, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 6% lower than the previous month and 19% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for May 2016 were down 51% compared with the previous month, and down 27% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $215,000. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $121,855, or 43% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$121,855 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $119,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,587 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $209,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $195,000 (Median Sales Price) $188,000 (Median Sales Price) $121,855 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $119,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $115,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $114,587 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $110,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $215,000 (Median Sales Price) $209,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $197,500 (Median Sales Price) $195,000 (Median Sales Price) $188,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Phoenix
1,666
10.2
% (y-o-y)
$196,000
4.8
% (y-o-y)
23.8%
29.7
% (y-o-y)
Miami
1,558
32.1
% (y-o-y)
$253,000
1.2
% (y-o-y)
33.2%
36.8
% (y-o-y)
Denver
1,386
1.6
% (y-o-y)
$316,250
11.2
% (y-o-y)
21.4%
25.0
% (y-o-y)
Portland
992
17.7
% (y-o-y)
$365,963
11.2
% (y-o-y)
37.7%
40.2
% (y-o-y)
San Diego
990
2.7
% (y-o-y)
$505,000
4.1
% (y-o-y)
22.1%
26.8
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
967
29.2
% (y-o-y)
$204,000
12.4
% (y-o-y)
30.3%
31.1
% (y-o-y)
San Antonio
945
27.9
% (y-o-y)
$68,900
21.7
% (y-o-y)
Data not available
Charlotte
941
29.6
% (y-o-y)
$190,000
3.1
% (y-o-y)
44.8%
46.9
% (y-o-y)
Memphis
911
19.6
% (y-o-y)
$92,250
12.4
% (y-o-y)
57.1%
45.9
% (y-o-y)
Minneapolis
878
33.5
% (y-o-y)
$223,000
3.7
% (y-o-y)
41.7%
38.6
% (y-o-y)

Demographics

Population:
303,965,272
Household Median Income: $51,914
Unemployment: 4.70%
Percentage of vacant homes: 12.15%

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