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The Best Grocery Store for Homebuyers & Investors

The Best Grocery Store for Homebuyers & Investors

A new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis shows that prospective homebuyers are better off buying near a Trader Joe’s than a Whole Foods or an ALDI — although homes near Whole Foods have seen home price appreciation more closely on par with those near Trader Joe’s over the past year possibly thanks to the Amazon acquisition… Read More »

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 »

U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain of $51,000 in Second Quarter of 2017, Highest in 10 Years

U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain of $51,000 in Second Quarter of 2017, Highest in 10 Years

Average Homeownership Tenure Increases to New Record High of 8.05 Years; Cash Sales Share of Home Sales Increases Annually For First Time in Four Years; Institutional Investor Share of Sales Up in Memphis, Charlotte, Nashville, Baltimore, Raleigh IRVINE, Calif. – July 27, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database,… Read More »

424,800 U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in First Six Months of 2017, Down 20 Percent from Year Ago

424,800 U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in First Six Months of 2017, Down 20 Percent from Year Ago

DC Foreclosure Activity Increases 60 Percent From Year Ago, Bucking U.S. Trend; Foreclosure Activity Up in 13 Percent of Metros Including Houston, OKC, Hartford: Q2 Foreclosure Activity Below Pre-Recession Levels in 49 Percent of Metros IRVINE, Calif. – July 20, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released… Read More »

2017 Neighborhood Housing Index Heat Map

2017 Neighborhood Housing Index Heat Map

More than 5,000 neighborhoods nationwide are rated based on seven factors impacting quality of life and local housing market strength — school, crime, affordability, home price appreciation, property taxes, environmental hazards and unemployment — in this new 2017 Neighborhood Housing Market Index created by ATTOM Data Solutions. Although not included in the neighborhood-ranking index, this… 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 »

Top Summer Vacation Home Markets for 2017

Top Summer Vacation Home Markets for 2017

ATTOM Data Solutions combed through the nation’s most popular vacation home cities — where at least one in every 12 buyers is looking for a second home — to find those with the best combination of good air quality, comfortable summertime temperatures, low crime, and appreciating home values — along with still-reasonable home prices. In… Read More »

Making America Unaffordable Again

Since bottoming out in the first quarter of 2012, U.S. median home prices have risen 69 percent while average weekly wages have risen just 9 percent during the same time period, pushing more and more local housing markets into a home affordability crunch — and not just those expensive politically “blue” markets on the coasts…. Read More »

Luxury Real Estate Expert Jeana Sanders Joins First Team Real Estate

Luxury Real Estate Expert Jeana Sanders Joins First Team Real Estate

Record-Breaking Real Estate Sales Across the Huntington Beach Market Attract New Market Leader to Join First Team Real Estate IRVINE, Calif. – June 29, 2017 – First Team Real Estate–Southern California’s largest independent real estate brokerage–is thrilled to announce that renowned luxury real estate expert Jeana Sander is joining its Huntington Beach Seacliff office as… Read More »