Foreclosure Trends

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to 13-Year Low in 2018

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to 13-Year Low in 2018

Foreclosure Starts Spike Annually in Texas, Michigan and Florida; Highest Foreclosure Rates in Metropolitan Statistical Areas Along East Coast IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 17, 2019 – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Year-End 2018 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 9 Percent in August 2018 From Previous Month, Still Down 7 Percent From Year Ago

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 9 Percent in August 2018 From Previous Month, Still Down 7 Percent From Year Ago

Bank Repossessions Up 14 Percent From Previous Month, Down  1 Percent From Year Ago Foreclosure Starts Up 9 Percent From Previous Month, Down 6 Percent From Year Ago There were 70,166 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in August 2018, up 9 percent from July but still down 7 percent from a year ago, according to… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to 12-Year Low in 2017

But New York Foreclosure Auctions, New Jersey REOs Both at 11-Year High; Biggest Backlogs of Legacy Foreclosures in New York, New Jersey, Florida IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2018 – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Year-End 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows foreclosure filings —… Read More »

Vacant Property Rate Increases From a Year Ago in 54 Percent of U.S. Local Housing Markets in Q3 2017

Vacant Property Rate Increases From a Year Ago in 54 Percent of U.S. Local Housing Markets in Q3 2017

Vacant “Zombie” Pre-Foreclosures Down 22 Percent From Year Ago to New Low; Flint, Youngstown, Beaumont, Detroit, Mobile Top List of Most Vacant Metro Areas; Three Out of Four Vacant Residential Properties Nationwide Are Investment Homes IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 26, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to More Than 11-Year Low in Q3 2017

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to More Than 11-Year Low in Q3 2017

Foreclosure Activity Below Pre-Recession Levels in 57 Percent of Metro Areas; Foreclosure Starts Up in 24 Percent of Markets Including Dallas, Denver, Cincinnati; 2014 FHA Loans Post Highest Foreclosure Rate for Any FHA Loan Vintage Since 2009 IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 12, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database,… Read More »

Houston Foreclosures Up Ahead of Harvey, Bucking National Trend

Houston Foreclosures Up Ahead of Harvey, Bucking National Trend

Even before Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas in late August 2017, signs of distress had been showing up in the Houston housing market, according to the ATTOM Data Solutions August Foreclosure Market Report. Houston foreclosure starts (scheduled foreclosure auctions) increased 67 percent in August compared to a year ago, and year-to-date nearly 5,000 Houston-area homes… Read More »

The Trump Housing Bump: Built to Last or Purely Bombast?

The Trump Housing Bump: Built to Last or Purely Bombast?

Nearly six months into the tumultuous presidency of Donald J. Trump, an already red-hot real estate market is burning even hotter despite the lack of any major housing policy changes enacted by the new administration or its allies on Capitol Hill. “We’ve certainly seen what the stock market has seen, the Trump Bump,” said Jason… Read More »