Posts By: Realtytrac Staff

What’s More Stressful: Buying Or Selling A Home?

A recent article on HouseingWire.com (citing a Homes.com survey) has proclaimed that buying a home is “the most stressful event in modern life.” More stressful than a job interview? More stressful than public speaking? More stressful than selling a home?!… Read More »

Why You Should Sell Your Home In 2018

If you’re planning on selling your home this year, you’re probably making a pretty good financial decision. Economists and real estate financial experts all agree that we are in the middle of seller’s market. A seller’s market is mostly about… Read More »

Number of Equity Rich U.S. Properties Increases to 14 Million in Q2 2017 — One in Four U.S. Properties With a Mortgage

Highest Share of Equity Rich in San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Portland; 5.4 Million Seriously Underwater Properties in Q2 2017, Down 1.2 Million From a Year Ago; IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 17, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator… Read More »

U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain of $51,000 in Second Quarter of 2017, Highest in 10 Years

Average Homeownership Tenure Increases to New Record High of 8.05 Years; Cash Sales Share of Home Sales Increases Annually For First Time in Four Years; Institutional Investor Share of Sales Up in Memphis, Charlotte, Nashville, Baltimore, Raleigh IRVINE, Calif. –… Read More »

424,800 U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in First Six Months of 2017, Down 20 Percent from Year Ago

DC Foreclosure Activity Increases 60 Percent From Year Ago, Bucking U.S. Trend; Foreclosure Activity Up in 13 Percent of Metros Including Houston, OKC, Hartford: Q2 Foreclosure Activity Below Pre-Recession Levels in 49 Percent of Metros IRVINE, Calif. – July 20,… Read More »

Solid Neighborhoods with Stellar Real Estate Returns

Buying an investment property in a good neighborhood doesn’t have to mean sacrificing high investment returns — if you know where to look and are willing to look outside your backyard. Among more than 1,000 U.S. zip codes with an… Read More »

Top Summer Vacation Home Markets for 2017

ATTOM Data Solutions combed through the nation’s most popular vacation home cities — where at least one in every 12 buyers is looking for a second home — to find those with the best combination of good air quality, comfortable… Read More »

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… 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… 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,… Read More »

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