ATTOM: 4Q Lending Falls at Fastest Pace in 3 Years

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., said mortgage lending across the U.S. fell in the fourth quarter, marking the third straight quarterly decrease and at the fastest pace since 2019.

Rising Home Prices Spur Record Home Seller Profits

Home sellers benefited from rapidly rising home prices in 2021, with profits rising in more than 90 percent of U.S. markets to record levels, said ATTOM, Irvine, Calif.

Housing Affordability Concerns Intensify

Reports from First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., and ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., show rising home prices and inflation are taking a bigger bite out of housing affordability entering the new year.

3Q Equity-Rich Properties Soar to New Highs

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., said a record 39.5 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich in the third quarter.

Seller Profits Increase Across U.S.

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., said profit margins on median-priced single-family home and condo sales jumped to 47.6 percent–the highest level since Great Recession ended a decade ago.