Foreclosures

Foreclosure Starts Increase in 43 Percent of Local Markets in May, Including 153 Percent Jump in Houston

Foreclosure starts decreased nationwide in May, but 43 percent of local markets posted year-over-year increases in foreclosure starts, counter to the national trend, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of record-level foreclosure data. Markets with increasing foreclosure starts included Houston, Texas (up 153 percent from a year ago); Los Angeles, California (up 14 percent); Miami,… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Down for 31st Consecutive Month in April

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Down for 31st Consecutive Month in April

IRVINE, Calif. – May 16, 2018 – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its April 2018 foreclosure activity (granular geo level data now available upon request). Nationally there were a total of 64,183 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in April 2018, down 14 percent from the previous month and… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 19  Percent in Q1 2018  to Stay Below Pre-Recession Levels for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 19 Percent in Q1 2018 to Stay Below Pre-Recession Levels for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

But Foreclosure Starts Up From Year Ago in 37 Percent of Local Markets; Foreclosure Rate on 2014 Vintage FHA Loans Rises Above Long-Term Average; Average Foreclosure Timeline Drops 23 Percent From Previous Quarter IRVINE, Calif. – April 12, 2018 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018… 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 »

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 »

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 »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to More Than 11-Year Low in Q3 2017

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to More Than 11-Year Low in Q3 2017

Foreclosure Activity Below Pre-Recession Levels in 57 Percent of Metro Areas; Foreclosure Starts Up in 24 Percent of Markets Including Dallas, Denver, Cincinnati; 2014 FHA Loans Post Highest Foreclosure Rate for Any FHA Loan Vintage Since 2009 IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 12, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database,… Read More »

Houston Foreclosures Up Ahead of Harvey, Bucking National Trend

Houston Foreclosures Up Ahead of Harvey, Bucking National Trend

Even before Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas in late August 2017, signs of distress had been showing up in the Houston housing market, according to the ATTOM Data Solutions August Foreclosure Market Report. Houston foreclosure starts (scheduled foreclosure auctions) increased 67 percent in August compared to a year ago, and year-to-date nearly 5,000 Houston-area homes… 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 »