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July 23, 2021 / Real Estate

Illinois, Florida and New Jersey Dominate Markets Most at Risk from Damage Related to Coronavirus Pandemic

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Chicago Area and East Coast States Remain More Exposed to Pandemic’s Impact During Second Quarter of 2021; Most Vulnerable Areas Are More Scattered Around Nation Than in Prior Quarter; Western States Continue to Have Most Favorable Market Conditions. ATTOM, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its second-quarter 2021 Coronavirus Report spotlighting county-level housing markets around the United States
July 5, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 U.S. Housing Markets with Fastest Times to Flip

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According to ATTOM’s recently released Q1 2021 U.S. Home Flipping Report, both the home flipping rate and gross profits declined nationwide in the first quarter of 2021. With home flips representing just 2.7 percent of all home sales in Q1 2021, the home flipping rate fell to the lowest level since 2000. ATTOM’s latest home flipping market analysis found that the gross profit on the typical U.S. home flip declined in Q1 2021 to $63,500, translating into a 37.8 percent ROI compared to the original acquisition price.
June 25, 2021 / Real Estate

Home Affordability Declines for Average Workers Across U.S. in Second Quarter as Prices Soar

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ATTOM, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its second-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Affordability Report, showing that median home prices of single-family homes and condos in the second quarter of this year are less affordable than historical averages in 61 percent of counties across the nation with enough data to analyze. That was up from 48 percent of counties in the second quarter of 2020, to the highest point in two years, as home prices have increased faster than wages in much of the country.
June 16, 2021 / Real Estate

May Foreclosure Starts Up 36 Percent Year-Over-Year

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ATTOM, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), the largest online marketplace for foreclosure and distressed properties, released its May 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows there were a total of 10,821 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions — down 8 percent from a month ago but up 23 percent from a year ago. Foreclosure starts, which represent the initial notice of default, grew by 36 percent year-over-year.
June 4, 2021 / Real Estate

Refinance Lending Continues Powering Unusually Strong Home-Mortgage Activity Across U.S.

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ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its first-quarter 2021 U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination Report, which shows that 3.77 million mortgages secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in the first quarter of 2021 in the United States. That figure was up 3 percent from the previous quarter and 71 percent from the first quarter of 2020 – to the highest level in more than 14 years.
May 3, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 U.S. Metros with Greatest Gains in Home Seller Profits in Q1 2021

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ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released Q1 2020 U.S. Home Sales Report reveals that the typical Q1 2021 home sale in the U.S. generated a profit of $70,050, down from $75,750 in Q4 2020, but still up 26 percent from $55,750 in Q1 2020.
April 30, 2021 / Real Estate

U.S. Home Seller Profits Dip Slightly in First Quarter of 2021 But Remain Higher Than Year Ago

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ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its first-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that profits for home sellers nationwide were again up on an annual basis in yet another sign of how the housing market is fending off economic damage caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The report reveals that the typical first-quarter 2021 home sale in the United States generated a profit of $70,050. That was down from $75,750 in the fourth quarter of 2020 but still up 26 percent from $55,750 in the first quarter of 2020.
April 26, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 Western U.S. Housing Markets Least Vulnerable to Coronavirus Pandemic Impact

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According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released Q1 2021 Special Report, spotlighting county-level housing markets around the U.S. that are more or less vulnerable to the impact of the virus pandemic, states along the East Coast, as well as Illinois, were most at risk in Q1 2021 – with clusters in the New York City, Chicago and southern Florida areas – while the West continued to face less risk. ATTOM’s most recent Coronavirus housing impact analysis revealed that first-quarter trends generally continued those found in 2020, but with smaller concentrations around several major metro areas. The reported noted the number of counties among the top 50 most at-risk was down in the New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA and Washington, D.C. metro areas.
April 16, 2021 / Real Estate

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Continues to Increase Despite Government Moratorium

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ATTOM Data Solutions, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), today released its Q1 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows there were a total of 33,699 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions — during the first quarter of 2021, up 9 percent from the previous quarter but down 78 percent from a year ago. The report also shows a total of 11,880 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in March 2021, up 5 percent from the previous month but down 75 percent from March 2020 — the second consecutive month with month-over-month increases in U.S. foreclosure activity.
April 9, 2021 / Real Estate

Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes Up 5.4 Percent in 2020, to More Than $323 Billion

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ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its 2020 property tax analysis for almost 87 million U.S. single family homes, which shows that $323 billion in property taxes were levied on single-family homes in 2020, up 5.4 percent from $306.4 billion in 2019. The average tax on single-family homes in the U.S. in 2020 was $3,719 — resulting in an effective tax rate of 1.1 percent. The average property tax of $3,719 for a single-family home in 2020 was up 4.4 percent from $3,561 in 2019 while the effective property tax rate of 1.1 percent in 2020 was down slightly from 1.14 percent in 2019.
April 5, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 U.S. Counties with Greatest Home Affordability

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ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q1 2021 U.S. Home Affordability Report shows that median home prices of single-family homes and condos in Q1 2021 were more affordable than historical averages in 52 percent of the counties analyzed. That figure was down from 63 percent in Q1 2020 and 95 percent in Q1 2016. The latest home affordability analysis conducted by ATTOM, reported that with workplace pay rising and home mortgage rates continuing to hit historic lows, major expenses on a median-priced home nationwide still consumed just 23.7 percent of the average wage across the country in Q1 2021. That figure was up from 22 percent in Q1 2020 and 19.7 percent in Q1 2016. However, the report noted that figure remained well within the 28 percent standard lenders prefer for how much homeowners should spend on those major expenses.
March 26, 2021 / Real Estate

ATTOM Data Solutions Ranks Best Counties for Buying Single-Family Rentals in 2021

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ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2021 Single Family Rental Market report, which ranks the best U.S. markets for buying single-family rental properties in 2021. The report analyzed single family rental returns in 495 U.S. counties, each with a population of at least 100,000 and sufficient rental and home price data. The average annual gross rental yield (annualized gross rent income divided by median purchase price of single-family homes) among the 495 counties is 7.7 percent for 2021, down from an average of 8.4 percent in 2020. Within that group of counties, the yield declined from 2020 to 2021 in 87 percent of counties. However, it’s not all bad news for rental property investors.
March 1, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 Zip Codes with Greatest Increases in Vacant Properties in Q1 2021

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According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q1 2021 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, there are just over 1.4 million U.S. residential properties sitting vacant in Q1 2021, representing only 1.5 percent of all homes. The report noted the number of pre-foreclosure homes sitting empty or “zombie foreclosures” is just 6,677. That figure is down 12.3 percent from 7,612 in Q4 2020 and 23.1 percent from 8,678 in Q1 2020.
February 19, 2021 / Real Estate

Home Price Increases in Opportunity Zone Redevelopment Areas Keeping Pace with Nationwide Gains

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In this report, ATTOM looked at 3,588 zones around the United States with sufficient sales data to analyze, meaning they had at least five home sales in the fourth quarter of 2020. The report found that median home prices increased from the fourth quarter of 2019 to the fourth quarter of 2020 in 77 percent of Opportunity Zones with sufficient data and rose by more than 10 percent in nearly two-thirds of them. Those percentages were roughly the same as in areas of the U.S. outside of Opportunity Zones.
February 8, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 Zips with Biggest Improvements in Equity-Rich Share of Homes in Q4 2020

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ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Q4 2020 U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report shows there were 17.8 million residential properties in the U.S. considered equity-rich in the fourth quarter of 2020. According to the report, the combined estimated amount of loans secured by those properties was 50 percent or less of their estimated market value. ATTOM’s latest home equity and underwater analysis reported that the count of equity-rich properties in Q4 2020 represented 30.2 percent, or about one in three, of the 59 million mortgaged homes in the U.S. That figure was up from 28.3 percent in Q3 2020, 27.5 percent in Q2 2020 and 26.7 percent in Q4 2019.
February 5, 2021 / Real Estate

Home Equity Improves in Most Areas of Nation During Fourth Quarter of 2020 as Market Continues to Avoid Pandemic Fallout

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ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its fourth-quarter 2020 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that 17.8 million residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loans secured by those properties was 50 percent or less of their estimated market value.
January 29, 2021 / Real Estate

U.S. Home Seller Profits Soar in 2020 as Prices Set New Records in Spite of Coronavirus Pandemic

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ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Year-End 2020 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that home sellers nationwide in 2020 realized a home-price gain of $68,843 on the typical sale, up from $53,700 in 2019 and $48,500 two years ago. Profits rose in more than 90 percent of housing markets with enough data to analyze and the latest figure, based on median purchase and resale prices, marked the highest level in the United States since at least 2005.
January 25, 2021 / Real Estate

Top 10 Northeast U.S. Housing Markets More Vulnerable to the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

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According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ newly released Q4 2020 Special Coronavirus Report spotlighting county-level housing markets around the U.S. that are more or less vulnerable to the impact of the virus pandemic, pockets of the Northeast and other parts of the East Coast remained most at risk in Q4 2020, while the West continued to be less vulnerable.
January 22, 2021 / Real Estate

East Coast Housing Market Continues to Dominate Areas Most Vulnerable to Coronavirus Impact

From Attom Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its fourth-quarter 2020 Special Coronavirus Report spotlighting county-level housing markets around the United States that are more or less vulnerable to the impact of the virus pandemic. The report shows that pockets of the Northeast and other parts of the East Coast remained most at risk in the fourth quarter – with clusters in the New York City and Philadelphia, PA areas – while the West continued to be less vulnerable.
January 15, 2021 / Real Estate

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to 16-Year Low in 2020

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Foreclosure filings— default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 214,323 U.S. properties in 2020, down 57 percent from 2019 and down 93 percent from a peak of nearly 2.9 million in 2010, to the lowest level since tracking began in 2005.