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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 »

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 »

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 »

The Home Flipping Pyramid

The Home Flipping Pyramid

While some may think home flipping is the domain of high-powered, highly capitalized institutional investors, the data suggests otherwise. More than two-thirds (69 percent) of all single family homes and condos flipped in the first quarter of 2017 were by investors of the mom-and-pop variety who just completed one flip during the quarter, according to… Read More »

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2016 Total More Than $277 Billion

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2016 Total More Than $277 Billion

Average Annual Property Tax was $3,296, an Effective Tax Rate of 1.15 Percent; Highest Effective Tax Rates in New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, New Hampshire, Vermont; Owner-Occupied Properties Register Higher Effective Tax Rates Than Investment Properties IRVINE, Calif. – April 6, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest fused property database, today released… Read More »

Top 5 NYC Developments to Watch in 2017

Top 5 NYC Developments to Watch in 2017

The Manhattan real estate market has long been the country’s hottest, and it shows no sign of slowing down in 2017. New York’s recent wave of luxury development will only cement the city’s status as home to the world’s most beautifully-designed and amenity-rich buildings, with rentals and condos alike offering up luxury accommodations poised to… Read More »