Hazard Risk

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 »

Home Price Appreciation in Highest-Risk Natural Hazard Cities 1.7 Times the Overall Market Rate Over Last Decade

Home Price Appreciation in Highest-Risk Natural Hazard Cities 1.7 Times the Overall Market Rate Over Last Decade

But Highest-Risk Cities for Floods, Hurricanes and Wildfires Underperformed Overall Market; Foreclosure and Negative Equity Rates Above-Market Average in Highest-Risk Flood Cities IRVINE, Calif. – Sept. 20, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2018 U.S. Natural Hazard Housing Risk Index, which found that median home prices… Read More »

How California Housing Stacks Up Split Into Three States

How California Housing Stacks Up Split Into Three States

Proposed Northern California State Would Take Highest Share of Property Tax Revenue; Proposed California State Would Absorb Lowest Share of Flood and Wildfire Risk IRVINE, Calif. – July 18, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released an analysis showing what the three California housing markets would look like… Read More »

Amazon HQ2 Finalists Ranked by Housing Market Health

Amazon HQ2 Finalists Ranked by Housing Market Health

Editor’s Note: The interactive table in this article was revised June 1, 2018, to reflect revised rankings that no longer include environmental hazard housing risk because that risk factor was inconsistently calculated across different geographies in the previously published rankings. This change did not impact the ranking of the top-ranked city (Raleigh) or bottom-ranked city (Boston)… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Shared Equity: Starter Homes for the Next Generation

Shared Equity: Starter Homes for the Next Generation

The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the August 2017 Housing News Report, an award-winning monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. 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… Read More »