Market Trends

54 Percent of U.S. Metros Post Median Home Prices Above Pre-Recession Peaks in Q1 2018

54 Percent of U.S. Metros Post Median Home Prices Above Pre-Recession Peaks in Q1 2018

Houston, Dallas, Denver, San Jose, San Antonio Prices 50+ Percent Above Previous Peaks; Average U.S. Homeownership Tenure Posts Biggest Quarterly Drop Since Q4 2008; Report Includes Analysis of High-End Sales in Wake of Tax Reform IRVINE, Calif. – April 19, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 19  Percent in Q1 2018  to Stay Below Pre-Recession Levels for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 19 Percent in Q1 2018 to Stay Below Pre-Recession Levels for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

But Foreclosure Starts Up From Year Ago in 37 Percent of Local Markets; Foreclosure Rate on 2014 Vintage FHA Loans Rises Above Long-Term Average; Average Foreclosure Timeline Drops 23 Percent From Previous Quarter IRVINE, Calif. – April 12, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018… Read More »

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 »

The Promise and Pitfalls of ADUs as Affordable Housing Panacea

The Promise and Pitfalls of ADUs as Affordable Housing Panacea

The following is an excerpt from an article that 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. A paucity of affordable housing that threatens to inflame a burgeoning homelessness crisis and trigger an exodus of well-paying… Read More »

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 Increased 6 Percent to More Than $293 Billion

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 Increased 6 Percent to More Than $293 Billion

Average Property Tax Was $3,399, Up 3 Percent and Effective Tax Rate of 1.17 Percent; Highest Effective Tax Rates in New Jersey, Illinois, Vermont, Texas, New Hampshire; Average Property Taxes Nearly Twice as High in Politically Blue Counties as in Red Counties IRVINE, Calif. – April 5, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the… Read More »

Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable for Average Wage Earners in 68 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets

Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable for Average Wage Earners in 68 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets

73 Percent of Markets Less Affordable Than a Year Ago; Eight of 10 Highest-Priced Counties Post Negative Net Migration in 2017 IRVINE, Calif. – March 29, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Home Affordability Report, which shows that median home prices in Q1… Read More »

ATTOM Data Solutions Ranks Best Counties for Buying Single Family Rentals in 2018

ATTOM Data Solutions Ranks Best Counties for Buying Single Family Rentals in 2018

Highest Potential SFR Returns in Baltimore, Macon, Montgomery, Detroit, Atlanta; Report Also Identifies Best SFR Growth Markets and Best Low Risk-High Return SFR Markets IRVINE, Calif. – March 22, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 Single Family Rental Market report, which ranks the best… Read More »

U.S. Residential Loan Originations Down 19 Percent in Q4 2017 Led by 34 Percent Drop in Refinance Originations

U.S. Residential Loan Originations Down 19 Percent in Q4 2017 Led by 34 Percent Drop in Refinance Originations

Santa Rosa, California Posts Biggest Drop Among U.S. Metro Areas; Median Down Payment on Home Purchases Increases 20 Percent From a Year Ago; Construction Loan Originations Up 33 Percent to Two-Year High, Up 345 Percent in Houston IRVINE, Calif. – March 15, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today… Read More »

U.S. Home Flipping Increases to 11-Year High in 2017 With More Than 200,000 Homes Flipped for Second Straight Year

U.S. Home Flipping Increases to 11-Year High in 2017 With More Than 200,000 Homes Flipped for Second Straight Year

Top Major Market Flipping Rates in Memphis, Las Vegas, Tampa, Birmingham, Phoenix; $16.1 Billion In Financed Flips in 2017, Up 27 Percent From 2016 to 10-Year High IRVINE, Calif. – March 8, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q4 and Year-End 2017 U.S. Home Flipping Report,… Read More »

Home Prices in Highest-Risk Zips for Environmental Hazards Increased at Faster Pace Than U.S. Average Over Past Decade

Home Prices in Highest-Risk Zips for Environmental Hazards Increased at Faster Pace Than U.S. Average Over Past Decade

Foreclosure Rates Lower in Highest-Risk Zip Codes; Superfund Risk Bucks Trends With Weaker Price Appreciation in Highest Risk Zips IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 22, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2017 Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which shows that median home prices in U.S. zip codes… Read More »