ATTOM: Zombie Foreclosures Increase

Vacant residential properties increased 1.3% in the second quarter to 1.28 million houses, reported ATTOM, Irvine, Calif.

Home Equity Falters as Housing Market Remains Stalled

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., released its first-quarter U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, showing 47.2 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich in the first quarter, down slightly from 48 percent in the fourth quarter.

ATTOM: 4Q Mortgage Lending Slumps to 9-Year Low

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., said just 1.52 million mortgages secured by residential property originated in the fourth quarter in the United States, down 24 percent from the third quarter, marking the seventh quarterly decrease in a row, and down 55 percent from a year ago, to the lowest level since 2014.