Mortgage & Finance

The Trump Housing Bump: Built to Last or Purely Bombast?

The Trump Housing Bump: Built to Last or Purely Bombast?

The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the July 2017 Housing News Report, an award-winning monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. Nearly six months into the tumultuous presidency of Donald J. Trump, an already red-hot real estate market is burning even hotter despite the lack of any major housing… Read More »

Solid Neighborhoods with Stellar Real Estate Returns

Solid Neighborhoods with Stellar Real Estate Returns

Buying an investment property in a good neighborhood doesn’t have to mean sacrificing high investment returns — if you know where to look and are willing to look outside your backyard. Among more than 1,000 U.S. zip codes with an A rating in the first-ever ATTOM Data Solutions Neighborhood Housing Index, the median home sales… Read More »

The Rise of the Real Estate Data Bots

The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the June 2017 Housing News Report, an award-winning monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. Ten years ago in June something new and different entered the American marketplace. The iPhone was a hit from day one, the first “smartphone” and a hint of… Read More »

Colorado Springs, Charleston and Raleigh the Top Markets For Movers in Q1 2017 According to New ATTOM Data Solutions Index

New “Pre-Mover” Housing Index Based on Residential Purchase Loan Application Data; 62 Percent of Pre-Movers Purchase Home Within 30 Days of Estimated Settlement Date; Index Also Identifies Top Second Home Markets and Top Investment Home Markets IRVINE, Calif. – June 1, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today… Read More »

U.S. Residential Loan Origination Dollar Volume Drops to Three-Year Low in Q1 2017

Refinance Originations at More Than 10-Year Low, Purchase Originations at Three-Year Low; Non-Married Co-Borrowers Account for Nearly 22 Percent of Single Family Purchase Loans IRVINE, Calif. – May 25, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q1 2017 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report, which shows… Read More »

U.S. Home Refinance Originations Post 20 Percent Annual Increase in Q4 2016 Even as Purchase Originations Decline

U.S. Home Refinance Originations Post 20 Percent Annual Increase in Q4 2016 Even as Purchase Originations Decline

Non-Bank Share of Purchase Loans Increasing, Traditional Bank Share Decreasing; VA Loan Share Pulls Back from Record High; FHA Loan Share Down to Two-Year Low IRVINE, Calif. – March 2, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest fused property database, today released its Q4 2016 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report, which… Read More »

Number of Seriously Underwater Properties Down 1 Million From Year Ago, Down 7.1 Million From Market Bottom in Q1 2012

Number of Seriously Underwater Properties Down 1 Million From Year Ago, Down 7.1 Million From Market Bottom in Q1 2012

Number of Equity Rich U.S. Properties Increases by 1.3 Million Compared to a Year Ago; But Equity Lost During Downturn Helping to Keep Average Homeownership Tenure Elevated at Nearly Twice Pre-Recession Levels; IRVINE, Calif. — Feb. 9, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest fused property database, today released its Year-End 2016… Read More »

FHA Buyers Could Save an Average of $446 Annually with Proposed Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut

FHA Buyers Could Save an Average of $446 Annually with Proposed Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut

Potential Savings Range from $193 to $1,448 Among 444 Counties Analyzed; IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 19, 2017 – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest fused property database, today released an analysis that found that borrowers across the country could potentially save an average of $446 a year under the new mortgage insurance premium… Read More »