Tag Archives: Shadow Inventory

First-Quarter 2012 Shadow Inventory Update: National Liquidation Rates Moderate, While Regional Differences Widen

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services’ estimate for the time it will take to clear the supply of distressed homes, or the shadow inventory, on the U.S. market fell just one month to 46 months in the first quarter of 2012. While national residential mortgage liquidation rates appeared stable in the first quarter of 2012, these […]

Fourth-Quarter 2011 Shadow Inventory Update: Overall Declines Mask Big Regional Differences

Over the past year, two divergent pictures have developed as foreclosure timelines continued to widen in some states, while other states have been able to steadily work on clearing the shadow inventory. The large difference in liquidation rates between states grew during the fourth quarter of 2011. The increasing timelines are primarily due to extreme […]

From the Chat: Questions about tiered price indices, seasonality and supply & demand.

From the Chat: Questions about tiered price indices, seasonality and supply & demand. The July 26th chat session ended with some questions that we didn’t have time to answer or where we needed to check the data before we could answer them completely.  To follow are a few more answers to some of the questions. […]

From the Chat: Questions about revisions, tiered price indices and home sales.

As we have already stated, the July 26 chat session ended with some questions that we didn’t have time to answer or where we needed to check the data before we could answer them completely.  Over the next few days we will provide answers to as many of these as possible. Question:  “Can you please […]

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