Author: Christine Stricker

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 »

Top 10 Most & Least Affordable Rental Markets in 2020

Top 10 Most & Least Affordable Rental Markets in 2020

ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2020 Rental Affordability Report just released reveals the split between different-sized markets, with home ownership more affordable mainly in lightly populated counties and renting more affordable in more populous suburban or urban areas. According to the analysis, owning a median-priced, three-bedroom home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 455,… Read More »

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Foreclosure Rates in November 2019

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Highest Foreclosure Rates in November 2019

Just off the heels of ATTOM Data Solutions’ November 2019 U.S. Foreclosure Activity analysis released this week, which reveals the top states and metros with the highest foreclosure rates, this advance #FiguresFriday post dives deeper into the data to disclose where foreclosures are the most concentrated at the county level. There were 49,898 U.S. properties… Read More »

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 »