Foreclosure Filings at Record Low

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., reported a record-low 65,082 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in the first six months of 2021, down 61 percent from a year ago and down 78 percent from two years ago.

ATTOM: May Foreclosure Starts Up 36% YOY

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., reported 10,821 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in May, 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.

2nd Quarter ‘Zombie’ Foreclosures Up 21%

ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., released its second-quarter Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, showing 1.4 million residential properties in the United States were vacant in the second quarter quarter, representing 1.4 percent of all homes.

Housing Market Roundup: Apr. 15, 2021

Beware the Ides of April—unless it’s news you seek. Because we have plenty of housing market reports below to slake your thirst.

ATTOM Reports Record-Low Foreclosures; MBA Releases National Delinquency Survey Today

This morning, the Mortgage Bankers Association releases its 4th Quarter National Delinquency Survey. Ahead of that, ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., yesterday said just 9,701 U.S. properties reported foreclosure filings in January, down by 11 percent from a month ago and down by 80 percent from a year ago.

ATTOM: 4Q Home Equity Improves

ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., released its fourth-quarter U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which noted an increase to 17.8 million residential properties in the United States considered equity-rich—the combined estimated amount of loans secured by those properties was 50 percent or less of their estimated market value.

2020 Foreclosure Activity at 16-Year Low

ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said U.S. foreclosure filings fell to just over 200,000 in 2020, the lowest level since it began tracking such data in 2005.