U.S. Real Estate Statistics & Foreclosure Trends Summary

  • Median List Price
    $189,603
    4% ( $8,297 ) vs Dec 2013
  • Median Sales Price
    $195,100
    1% ( $1,600 ) vs Dec 2013
  • Median Foreclosure Sales Price
    $125,000
    0% ( $400 ) vs Dec 2013
  • Foreclosures 940,166
    Homes for Sale 929,993
    Recently Sold 1,812,553

Market Summary

There are currently 940,166 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 929,993.

In January, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in U.S. was 5% higher than the previous month and 4% lower than the same time last year.

Home sales for December 2014 were down 99% compared with the previous month, and down 100% compared with a year ago. The median sales price of a non-distressed home was $195,100. The median sales price of a foreclosure home was $125,000, or 36% lower than non-distressed home sales.

Sales Prices - U.S.




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$125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,400 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $195,100 (Median Sales Price) $196,700 (Median Sales Price) $199,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $125,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $125,400 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $127,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $126,000 (Median Foreclosure Sales Price) $195,100 (Median Sales Price) $196,700 (Median Sales Price) $199,000 (Median Sales Price) $199,900 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price) $200,000 (Median Sales Price)
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Hot US Metros

Metro Total Sales Median Sales Price Foreclosure Savings
Miami
747
76.9
% (y-o-y)
$232,000
3.3
% (y-o-y)
38.9%
43.0
% (y-o-y)
Chicago
618
81.0
% (y-o-y)
$260,000
1.6
% (y-o-y)
63.8%
64.8
% (y-o-y)
Las Vegas
508
83.0
% (y-o-y)
$171,000
6.9
% (y-o-y)
20.4%
15.6
% (y-o-y)
Tampa
411
72.5
% (y-o-y)
$140,000
2.2
% (y-o-y)
42.9%
44.8
% (y-o-y)
Jacksonville
384
74.9
% (y-o-y)
$120,000
0.8
% (y-o-y)
40.9%
41.2
% (y-o-y)
Fort Lauderdale
334
83.8
% (y-o-y)
$169,900
6.2
% (y-o-y)
22.1%
30.0
% (y-o-y)
Orlando
323
75.4
% (y-o-y)
$148,750
7.4
% (y-o-y)
26.4%
17.0
% (y-o-y)
Los Angeles
280
81.0
% (y-o-y)
$599,000
14.1
% (y-o-y)
44.5%
42.9
% (y-o-y)
Phoenix
258
87.6
% (y-o-y)
$170,000
8.3
% (y-o-y)
29.4%
25.2
% (y-o-y)
Houston
244
93.4
% (y-o-y)
$20,656
3.3
% (y-o-y)
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Demographics

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