Shadow Inventories Disappearing Fast

For the past three years, the shadow inventory has declined year-over-year and posted double-digit declines for the past 16 consecutive months as the housing market continues to heal.

Shadow Inventory Stabilizes As Investor Sales Offset Strong Flow Of New Foreclosures

A Core Logic research report on Shadow Inventory indicates about 2.3 million units currently in inventory. Shadow inventory is a term used to describe single family homes that are usually vacant and bank owned. For various reasons, the home is not being actively offered for sale.

The Professional Investors Secret: The Best Deals Aren’t Advertised

When it comes to investing in real estate, everyone knows that the internet has made it easier than ever to locate foreclosures, pre-foreclosures, short sales, and bank owned REO properties. Chances are your local Multiple Listing Service has hundreds of potential short sales and foreclosures listed at prices that are well below their original selling price prior to the housing market melt-down.

On the Rocky Road to Housing Recovery

The housing market is nearing bottom, but getting there remains dicey. Home sales are steady, more sellers are lowering their prices and the inventory of homes for sale is dropping.

US Housing Inventory Struggles with Lack of Attractive Homes

The US Housing inventory is finally falling after years of an oversupply of homes, but unfortunately this isn’t good news, and as a report in the Wall Street Journal points out it just highlights yet another problem, which is the lack of attractive homes for sale. At the end of September there were over 2.19 […]

Orlando Home Prices Rising – Aided By Higher Shadow Inventory Prices?

The Orlando real estate market, contrary to the chatter of mainstream media, is not a vast wasteland of empty homes, with entire neighborhoods devoid of life. Dig a little deeper, talk to individuals who have “boots on the ground”, i.e. realtors, take a closer look at the numbers, and you will see a market which […]

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