Author: Christine Stricker

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Foreclosure Rates in February 2020

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Foreclosure Rates in February 2020

ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released February 2020 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report reveals that nationwide foreclosure activity hit an all-time low with a total of 48,004 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings recorded — the lowest number since tracking began in April 2005. The report also noted that completed foreclosures (REOs) in February 2020 continued an annual… Read More »

Top Metros with Greatest Annual Increases in Number of REFIs

Top Metros with Greatest Annual Increases in Number of REFIs

With interest rates near all-time lows, ATTOM Data Solutions uncovered this week that refinance mortgages originated in Q4 2019 represented an estimated $391.3 billion in total dollar volume. That’s according to ATTOM’s newly released Q4 2019 U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination Report. The report noted that refinance dollar volume is up 19 percent from Q3… Read More »

U.S. Counties with the Greatest Single Family Rental Growth

U.S. Counties with the Greatest Single Family Rental Growth

The high-level takeaways from ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released 2020 U.S. Single Family Rental Market Report are potential rental returns decrease from a year ago in 59 percent of the U.S. counties analyzed, while the highest potential SFR returns are in the Baltimore, Vineland, Macon, Mobile and Atlanta Metros. ATTOM’s annual single family rental report… Read More »

Top ZIPS with Highest Shares of Equity Rich and Seriously Underwater Properties in Q4 2019

Top ZIPS with Highest Shares of Equity Rich and Seriously Underwater Properties in Q4 2019

ATTOM’s 2019 Year-End U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report released this week stated that one in four or nearly 27 percent of the 54.5 million mortgaged homes in the U.S. were considered equity-rich in Q4 2019, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loans secured by those properties was 50 percent or less of their… Read More »

Top 10 U.S. Markets With Longest Average Home Seller Tenure in Q4 2019

Top 10 U.S. Markets With Longest Average Home Seller Tenure in Q4 2019

The biggest takeaway from ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2019 Year-End U.S. Home Sales Report was home seller profits nationwide hit a new high in 2019. That home price gain figure based on median purchase and resale prices was $65,500, up from $58,100 last year and up from $50,027 two years ago. Among the other high-level findings… Read More »

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Foreclosure Start Increases in 2019

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Foreclosure Start Increases in 2019

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ just released 2019 Year-End U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, foreclosure filings were reported on 493,066 U.S. properties in 2019, down 83 percent from a peak of nearly 2.9 million in 2010 to the lowest level since tracking began in 2005. ATTOM’s annual year-end foreclosure report provides a unique count of properties… Read More »