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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 »

Home Affordability Improves in 60 Percent of U.S. Markets in Q3 2017 Compared to Previous Quarter

Home Affordability Improves in 60 Percent of U.S. Markets in Q3 2017 Compared to Previous Quarter

Affordability Still Worsens From a Year Ago in 79 Percent of Local Markets; Wage Growth Outpaces Home Price Growth in 48 Percent of Markets Over Past Year; U.S. Home Prices Up 73 Percent, Wages Up 13 Percent Since Q1 2012 IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 5, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest… Read More »

Shared Equity: Starter Homes for the Next Generation

Shared Equity: Starter Homes for the Next Generation

It might seem like a strange idea but buried in an old piece of legislation designed to help coal miners is a magical key which can potentially open the ownership door for millions of new homebuyers. The idea is called “shared equity” and there’s reason to think that its time has come. More than 16… Read More »

Home Prices Rising Twice as Fast in U.S. Cities with Highest Natural Hazard Risk Than in Lowest-Risk Cities

 Homeowners in Highest-Risk Cities Have More Equity, Longer Homeownership Tenures; Appreciation Slower in Florida and Louisiana Cities with Highest Flood Risk, Bucking Trend IRVINE, Calif. – Sept. 21, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its 2017 U.S. Natural Hazard Housing Risk Index, which found that median… Read More »

Colorado Springs the Top Market for Homebuyers Likely to Move in Q3 2017 According to ATTOM Data Solutions Pre-Mover Index

Colorado Springs the Top Market for Homebuyers Likely to Move in Q3 2017 According to ATTOM Data Solutions Pre-Mover Index

Other Hot Pre-Mover Markets Include Chicago, DC, Reno, Tampa, Jacksonville, Charleston; Top Investor Pre-Mover Markets Include Counties in Memphis, Kansas City, Birmingham IRVINE, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q2 2017 Pre-Mover Housing Index, which shows that the markets with the… Read More »

The Best Grocery Store for Homebuyers & Investors

The Best Grocery Store for Homebuyers & Investors

A new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis shows that prospective homebuyers are better off buying near a Trader Joe’s than a Whole Foods or an ALDI — although homes near Whole Foods have seen home price appreciation more closely on par with those near Trader Joe’s over the past year possibly thanks to the Amazon acquisition… Read More »