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Q2 2017 U.S. Median Home Price at Least Affordable Level Since Q3 2008

Q2 2017 U.S. Median Home Price at Least Affordable Level Since Q3 2008

Median Home Prices Rose Faster Than Wages in 87 Percent of Local Markets; 45 Percent of Markets Less Affordable Than Their Historic Norms, an Eight-Year High IRVINE, Calif. – June 29, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q2 2017 U.S. Home Affordability Index, which shows… Read More »

Buying a Foreclosure

Buying a Foreclosure

Disclaimer: While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this publication, it is not intended to provide legal advice. Individual situations will differ and should be discussed with a licensed attorney. For specific legal advice on the information provided and related topics, please contact the author.  Foreclosures provide an opportunity for homeowners… Read More »

Surviving as a First-Time Buyer in America’s Least Affordable City

A new joint analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions and Down Payment Resource found that first-time homebuyers in Denver — the least affordable market in Q1 2017 according to the ATTOM Affordability Index — can increase their down payment on a median-priced home by $13,900 (129 percent above just the minimum 3 percent down) and save… 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 »

Home Flipping Loan Volume Rises to Nine-Year High in Q1 2017 as Average Flipping Returns Decline for Second Straight Quarter

An Estimated $3.5 Billion in Home Flipping Loans for Homes Flipped in First Quarter; Highest Home Flipping Rates in DC, Nevada, Alabama, Tennessee, Maryland IRVINE, Calif. – June 8, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its Q1 2017 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that 43,615… Read More »

Utilities Add 25 Percent to U.S. Homeownership Costs According to New Research from ATTOM Data Solutions and UtilityScore

Utility Costs Require 7 Percent of Wages on Average Nationwide; California Home Seller Profits More Than Double with Solar Installed; IRVINE, Calif. – June 6, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, and UtilityScore, a software provider that helps solar and home improvement companies acquire customers, today released a… Read More »

Finding Real Estate Deals When Distress Dries Up

Editor’s Note: the following is an excerpt from the May issue of the award-winning Housing News Report newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions.  Interest in foreclosures is heating up in 2017 even as the foreclosure market dries up. “The REOs that come on, they are not that far off from the traditional stuff. Back in… 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 »