Market Trends

Home Prices Show First Signs of Stalling Amid Pandemic, in Some Areas of the Nation

Home Prices Show First Signs of Stalling Amid Pandemic, in Some Areas of the Nation

The housing-market boom that pushed home prices upward for eight-years throughout the United States sputtered abruptly in May 2020 in large swaths of the country – the first sign that the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic is damaging property values across the nation. New sales figures from ATTOM Data Solutions show that median home prices stayed the… Read More »

Home Affordability Increasing for Average Workers Across Majority of U.S. in Second Quarter of 2020

Home Affordability Increasing for Average Workers Across Majority of U.S. in Second Quarter of 2020

Portion of Wages Needed for Home Ownership Exceeds 28 Percent Lending Benchmark in Almost Three-Quarters of Nation; But Affordability Now Better Than Historical Averages in Half the Country; Coronavirus Yet to Have Major Impact on Home Affordability IRVINE, Calif. – June 25, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and… Read More »

U.S. Home Flipping Rate Increases to 14-Year High in First Quarter of 2020 While Returns Slump to Nine-Year Low

U.S. Home Flipping Rate Increases to 14-Year High in First Quarter of 2020 While Returns Slump to Nine-Year Low

Typical Investment Return Dips to 36.7 Percent; Percent of Flips Purchased with Cash Rises to Highest Level Since 2016 IRVINE, Calif. – June 11, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today released its first-quarter 2020 U.S. Home Flipping Report showing that… Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Continues to Decline During Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Continues to Decline During Coronavirus Pandemic

ATTOM Data Solutions, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), a foreclosure listings portal, today released its May 2020 U.S. Foreclosure Market activity analysis, which shows there were a total of 8,767 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions — the lowest… Read More »

Top 10 U.S. Housing Markets with Highest Vacancy Rates

Top 10 U.S. Housing Markets with Highest Vacancy Rates

ATTOM Data Solutions’ recently released Q2 2020 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report revealed that 1.5 million residential properties in the U.S. are vacant, representing 1.5 percent of all homes. The report also found that about 258,000 homes are in the process of foreclosure, with about 7,650, or 3 percent, sitting empty as so-called ‘zombie… Read More »

Home Sales Prices Rise in March Amid Early Phases of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Home Sales Prices Rise in March Amid Early Phases of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The nation’s housing market showed mixed signs of fending off the Coronavirus pandemic in March 2020 as home prices continued rising throughout the Nation, but sales slumped at a pace not seen in more than a decade. In the first indication of the pandemic’s impact on the housing market, transactional single-family homes and condo sales… Read More »

Vacant Zombie Property Rate In U.S. Holds Steady Amid Foreclosure Moratorium

Vacant Zombie Property Rate In U.S. Holds Steady Amid Foreclosure Moratorium

Three Percent of Homes Facing Possible Foreclosure Sit Vacant in Second Quarter of 2020; Among All Residential Properties, Zombie Foreclosures Represent One of Every 13,000; Zombie Percentage Is Virtually Unchanged Amid Moratorium On Foreclosures IRVINE, Calif. – May 28, 2020 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data… Read More »