Home Sales & Prices

Home Equity Improves in Most Areas of Nation During Fourth Quarter of 2020 as Market Continues to Avoid Pandemic Fallout

Home Equity Improves in Most Areas of Nation During Fourth Quarter of 2020 as Market Continues to Avoid Pandemic Fallout

Equity-Rich Properties Now Outnumber Those Seriously Underwater by Six-to-One Ratio; Portion of U.S. Homes Considered Equity-Rich Reaches 30 Percent; Seriously Underwater Properties Down to 5 Percent IRVINE, Calif. — Feb. 4, 2021 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its fourth-quarter 2020 U.S.... Read More »
Top 10 U.S. Counties with Largest Shares of Distressed Home Sales in 2020

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Largest Shares of Distressed Home Sales in 2020

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released 2020 Year-End U.S. Home Sales Report, home sellers nationwide in 2020 realized a home-price gain of $68,843 on the typical sale. That figure is up from $53,700 in 2019 and $48,500 two years ago. ATTOM’s latest home sales analysis reported that profits rose in more than 90 percent of housing... Read More »
U.S. Home Seller Profits Soar in 2020 as Prices Set New Records in Spite of Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. Home Seller Profits Soar in 2020 as Prices Set New Records in Spite of Coronavirus Pandemic

Profits on Home Sales Increase in Nine of Every 10 Housing Markets in 2020; National Median Home Price Up 13 Percent From Last Year to $266,250; Homeowners Now Staying In Their Homes More Than Eight Years Before Selling IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 28, 2021 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its... Read More »
Top 10 Most Affordable U.S. Housing Markets for Renting in 2021

Top 10 Most Affordable U.S. Housing Markets for Renting in 2021

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released 2021 Rental Affordability Report, owning a median-priced three-bedroom home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 63 percent of the U.S. counties analyzed. The annual report noted this trend is occurring despite median home prices increasing more than average rents over the... Read More »
Owning A Home More Affordable Than Renting in Nearly Two Thirds of U.S. Housing Markets

Owning A Home More Affordable Than Renting in Nearly Two Thirds of U.S. Housing Markets

Home Prices Growing Faster Than Rents in More Than 80 Percent of U.S.; But Prices Still More Affordable in 63 Percent of Markets; Renting Remains More Affordable in Most Populous Urban Markets IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 7, 2021 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2021 Rental Affordability... Read More »
Homeownership Slips Into Unaffordable Territory Across Majority of U.S. in Fourth Quarter of 2020

Homeownership Slips Into Unaffordable Territory Across Majority of U.S. in Fourth Quarter of 2020

Average Wage Below Level Needed To Afford Typical Home in the U.S.; Affordability Worsened in Fourth Quarter in 55 Percent of Housing Markets; Median Home Prices Up At Least 10 Percent in Most of Nation IRVINE, Calif. – Dec. 31, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of... Read More »
Analysis From ATTOM Reveals Fresh Take on Grocery Stores Impacting the U.S. Housing Market

Analysis From ATTOM Reveals Fresh Take on Grocery Stores Impacting the U.S. Housing Market

Trader Joe’s leads the pack for homebuyers, while ALDI wins among investors; Average home value near Trader Joe’s is $644,558, compared to $532,224 near Whole Foods and $250,850 near ALDI IRVINE, Calif. – December 23, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its annual 2020 Grocery Store Wars... Read More »