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Rising Tide in Houston Housing Market

Rising Tide in Houston Housing Market

This article originally appeared in the March 2018 Housing News Report newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. For a free subscription to the award-winning Housing News Report, contact christine.stricker@attomdata.com. In November 2017 the Houston Astros won their first World Series championship since the team was founded in 1962. It couldn’t have come at a better time… Read More »

Average Home Seller Profits at 10-Year High of $54,000 in Q4 2017

Average Home Seller Profits at 10-Year High of $54,000 in Q4 2017

But Homeowners Staying Put Longer as Average Homeownership Tenure Rises to New High; Kansas City, San Jose, Nashville Led Major Metros in Home Price Appreciation in 2017; All-Cash Purchase Share Increases Following Four Years of Declines IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 1, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today… Read More »

Buying a Home More Affordable Than Renting in 54 Percent of U.S. Markets

Buying a Home More Affordable Than Renting in 54 Percent of U.S. Markets

But 64 Percent of Population Live in Markets More Affordable to Rent Than Buy; Least Affordable Rental Markets Led by Counties in Northern California, DC, Brooklyn; Most Affordable Rental Markets in Alabama, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 11, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released… Read More »

Hottest Homebuyer Names of 2017

Hottest Homebuyer Names of 2017

ATTOM Data Solutions analyzed more than 4 million sales of single family homes in 2017, broken down by the first name of the buyer, shedding some light on which generation is becoming more active buying homes — primarily millennials — and which generations are becoming less active — Gen-Xers, along with the pre-baby boomer Silent Generation… Read More »

The Off-Market Housing Market

The Off-Market Housing Market

The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the October 2017 Housing News Report, an award-winning monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. There’s a strange omission from the long list of industries vanquished, disrupted, and dismantled by the Internet. Retail chains are closing, cabs are not being hailed, and hotel… Read More »

Which Local Housing Markets Would Be Most Impacted by the GOP Tax Plan?

Which Local Housing Markets Would Be Most Impacted by the GOP Tax Plan?

This post was updated Dec. 18, 2017, to reflect final updates to the bill, most notably the change in the cap for the mortgage interest rate deduction from $500,000 to $750,000. The Republican tax proposal unveiled last week includes two changes to the income tax structure that could potentially have significant impacts on homeowners, and… Read More »

Median Down Payment for U.S. Homes Purchased in Q3 2017 Increases to a New High of $20,000

Median Down Payment for U.S. Homes Purchased in Q3 2017 Increases to a New High of $20,000

Average Down Payment of $76,645 Also at New High Median Down Payment 7.6 Percent of Median Home Price, a 4-Year High; Purchase Loans Up 7 Percent, HELOCs Up 12 Percent, Refis Down 19 Percent from Year Ago IRVINE, Calif. – Dec. 14, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database,… Read More »

Markets in Colorado, New Hampshire, Illinois, DC, and Tennessee Top List of Where Homebuyers are Most Likely to Move in Q4 2017

Top Pre-Mover Markets Post Lower Unemployment Rates, Slightly Weaker Wage Growth Hottest Second Home Pre-Mover Markets Myrtle Beach, Asheville, Daytona Beach IRVINE, Calif. – Nov. 30, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q3 2017 Pre-Mover Housing Index, which shows that the markets with the highest… Read More »

Seriously Underwater U.S. Properties Decrease by 1.4 Million From a Year Ago in Q3 2017

Seriously Underwater U.S. Properties Decrease by 1.4 Million From a Year Ago in Q3 2017

Biggest Year-over-Year Drop in Number of Seriously Underwater Since Q2 2015; Share of Equity Rich Properties Increases to New High of 26 Percent IRVINE, Calif. — Nov. 16, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q3 2017 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that… Read More »