Author: Christine Stricker

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Effective Property Tax Rates in 2020

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Effective Property Tax Rates in 2020

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2020 Property Tax Analysis conducted for almost 87 million U.S. single family homes, $323 billion in property taxes were levied on single-family homes in 2020. That figure was up 5.4 percent from $306.4 billion in 2019. ATTOM’s latest property tax analysis reported that the average tax on single-family homes in... Read More »
Top 10 U.S. Counties with Greatest Home Affordability

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Greatest Home Affordability

ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q1 2021 U.S. Home Affordability Report shows that median home prices of single-family homes and condos in Q1 2021 were more affordable than historical averages in 52 percent of the counties analyzed. That figure was down from 63 percent in Q1 2020 and 95 percent in Q1 2016. The latest home affordability analysis... Read More »
Top 10 SFR Growth Counties for 2021 with Greatest Annual Increases in Rental Returns

Top 10 SFR Growth Counties for 2021 with Greatest Annual Increases in Rental Returns

According to the ATTOM Data Solutions 2021 U.S. Single Family Rental Market Report just released, among the 495 U.S. counties analyzed, the average annual gross rental yield for 2021 is 7.7 percent. That figure is down from an average of 8.4 percent in 2020. ATTOM’s latest single family rental market analysis reported that the potential annual... Read More »
Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Foreclosure Rates in February 2021

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Foreclosure Rates in February 2021

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released February 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, there were a total of 11,281 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions — reported in February 2021. That figure was up 16 percent from January 2021, but down 77 percent from February 2020.... Read More »
Top 10 REFI Mortgage Lenders in Q4 2020

Top 10 REFI Mortgage Lenders in Q4 2020

ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q4 2020 U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination Report shows that 3.51 million mortgages secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in the U.S. in Q4 2020. According to the report, that figure was up 5.5 percent from Q3 2020 and 48 percent from Q4 2019, to the highest level in almost 14 years.... Read More »
Top 10 Zip Codes with Greatest Increases in Vacant Properties in Q1 2021

Top 10 Zip Codes with Greatest Increases in Vacant Properties in Q1 2021

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q1 2021 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, there are just over 1.4 million U.S. residential properties sitting vacant in Q1 2021, representing only 1.5 percent of all homes. The report noted the number of pre-foreclosure homes sitting empty or “zombie foreclosures” is just 6,677. That figure is... Read More »