Tag Archives: RealtyTrac

Rebounding Foreclosures Threaten Home Price Gains in One-Third of Major Metros

Last week’s S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report showed strong positive gains in home prices, but those positive gains are threatened by rebounding foreclosure activity in about one-third of the 20 markets tracked in the report. First the good news. Nineteen of the 20 metro areas tracked in the home price report registered positive year-over-year increases […]

RealtyTrac Second Quarter Foreclosure Report

RealtyTrac®  released its Q2 2012 U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report™ today, which shows that sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank-owned (REO) accounted for 23 percent of all U.S. residential sales during the second quarter — up from 22 percent of all sales in the first quarter and up from 19 […]

Foreclosures in 2011: RealtyTrac Reports Full Year Data

Nationally in 2011 1.9 million homes were in some stage of the foreclosure process representing 1.45% of the homes in the US — the lowest percentage in four years.  The good news is that this is down by about a third from 2010.  In 2010 2.23% of homes were in foreclosure compared to 2.21% in 2009 […]

Prices and Foreclosures

It’s no surprise that falling prices are correlated with high foreclosure rates across the 20 cities in the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.  Using data from RealtyTrac for the 20 cities, we  calculated a foreclosure rate over the period since home prices peaked in June 2006.  The data covers notices of default, auctions and REO (real estate […]

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