Market Trends

Residential Mortgage Originations Drop 21 Percent in Q3 2018

Residential Mortgage Originations Drop 21 Percent in Q3 2018

Dollar Volume of Refinance Originations Falls to 4.5-Year Low; Purchase Originations Down 2 Percent, HELOC Originations Down 11 Percent; Median Down Payment Percent Increases to Nearly 15-Year High IRVINE, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q3 2018 U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Down From Year Ago in October But Up in 38 Percent of Local Markets

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Down From Year Ago in October But Up in 38 Percent of Local Markets

There were a total of 66,401 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in October 2018, up 21 percent from an all-time low in the previous month, but still down 4 percent from a year ago, according to ATTOM Data Solutions. Counter to the national trend, October 2018 foreclosure activity increased from a year ago in 15… Read More »

Leading iBuyers Selling Nearly One in 10 Homes to Institutional Investors According to New ATTOM Data Solutions Analysis

Leading iBuyers Selling Nearly One in 10 Homes to Institutional Investors According to New ATTOM Data Solutions Analysis

Top Three Buying Entities Related to Companies Purchasing Single Family Homes as Rentals  IRVINE, Calif. — Nov. 29, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released an analysis that shows that nearly one in 10 homes sold so far in 2018 by the nation’s two leading iBuyers — Opendoor… Read More »

Opportunity Zones Offer Favorable Real Estate Investing Options in Amazon HQ2 Markets According to ATTOM Analysis

Opportunity Zones Offer Favorable Real Estate Investing Options in Amazon HQ2 Markets According to ATTOM Analysis

OZ Home Prices 30 to 67 Percent Lower Than Surrounding Market Prices; OZ 5-Year Home Price Appreciation Consistently Outpacing Surrounding Market HPA; IRVINE, Calif. — Nov. 15, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released an analysis of Opportunity Zones in the three markets selected for some portion of… Read More »

Equity Rich U.S. Properties Increase to New High of 14.5 Million in Q3 2018

Equity Rich U.S. Properties Increase to New High of 14.5 Million in Q3 2018

Equity Rich Properties Represent 25.7 Percent of U.S. Properties; Share of Seriously Underwater Properties Drops to 8.8 Percent; Report Includes Home Equity Breakdown by Zip Code IRVINE, Calif. — Nov. 8, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q3 2018 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which… Read More »

Brokerage Taps Technology, Experience to Weather Housing Ups and Downs

Brokerage Taps Technology, Experience to Weather Housing Ups and Downs

Longtime real estate brokerage Long & Foster has plenty of experience in weathering previous recessions, giving it confidence when it comes to dealing with the ups and downs of the housing market, according to CEO and president Jeff Detwiler. “Having been in business since 1968, we have lived through other downturns, and we have learned to… Read More »

Nearly 1.5 Million Vacant U.S. Homes in Q3 2018 Represent 1.52 Percent of All Single Family Homes and Condos

Nearly 1.5 Million Vacant U.S. Homes in Q3 2018 Represent 1.52 Percent of All Single Family Homes and Condos

Vacant Home Rate Down from 1.58 Percent in Q3 2017 10,000 Vacant “Zombie” Foreclosures Down From More Than 44,000 in 2013 IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 30, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2018 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, which shows that nearly 1.5 million (1,447,906)… Read More »