Author: Christine Stricker

Top 10 U.S. States Where Homebuyers Are Most Likely Thankful They Bought During the Winter

Top 10 U.S. States Where Homebuyers Are Most Likely Thankful They Bought During the Winter

In this special #FiguresFriday post on the eve of Thanksgiving, ATTOM Data Solutions ranks the top 10 U.S. states where homebuyers are most likely thankful they bought during the winter months. According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ annual analysis of the best time to buy a home issued this week, winter is the best time to… Read More »

Top 10 Greatest Appreciating Opportunity Zones MSA Comparison

Top 10 Greatest Appreciating Opportunity Zones MSA Comparison

ATTOM Data Solutions’ Q3 2019 Opportunity Zones Analysis reported that about half the opportunity zones included in the study saw median home prices rise more than the national increase of 8.3 percent from Q3 2018 to Q3 2019. This special report looked at qualified Opportunity Zones established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs… Read More »

Top 10 Major Metros Increasing in Foreclosure Starts

Top 10 Major Metros Increasing in Foreclosure Starts

In October 2019, foreclosure filings climbed upward, increasing 13 percent from the previous month, according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released October 2019 U.S. Foreclosure Activity Report. The report featured the rise of foreclosure completions (or REOs) in October, which reached the highest point in 2019. Lenders repossessed 13,484 U.S. properties through REOs in October,… Read More »

Top 10 Housing Markets with Highest Share of Properties Seriously Underwater

Top 10 Housing Markets with Highest Share of Properties Seriously Underwater

ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q3 2019 U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report issued this week revealed that homeowners were found far more likely to be equity rich than seriously underwater. According to the report, in the third quarter of 2019, 14.4 million residential properties in the U.S. were considered equity rich, meaning the combined estimated… Read More »

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Worst Foreclosure Rates in August 2019

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Worst Foreclosure Rates in August 2019

ATTOM Data Solutions just released its August 2019 foreclosure data analysis revealing 53,007 U.S. properties receiving a foreclosure filing in August, is up 4 percent from July 2019 but down 24 percent from a year ago. The analysis noted that nationally, one in every 2,554 U.S. properties received a foreclosure filing during the month of… Read More »

Top 10 Census Tracts in Opportunity Zones with Median Home Prices Above $500K and Below $200K

Top 10 Census Tracts in Opportunity Zones with Median Home Prices Above $500K and Below $200K

A new report by ATTOM Data Solutions analyzes qualified Opportunity Zones established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs act of 2017. This analysis looks at nearly 3,100 zones with sufficient sales data, which includes areas with at least five home sales in Q2 2019 as well as an average of at least five… Read More »