RealtyTrac Report Shows Balanced Market Nationally

RealtyTrac recently released its April 2015 US Home Sales Report which looks at the average sales prices and estimated market values for condos and single-family homes sold in April. The report covers 315 counties in the US, helping to identify markets that are evenly balanced between buyers and sellers, best buyers’ market and the best

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RealtyTrac Report Shows Foreclosures up in April

A recent report from RealtyTrac on foreclosure filings, scheduled auctions, defaults and bank repossession found  there were a total of 125,875 US properties in this position in April. This is a 3% increase on the previous month and is 9% higher than a year earlier. This increase was mainly due to the rise in bank

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Foreclosure Activity in the US Hits Lowest Level Since 2006

A recent report from RealtyTrac® shows foreclosure filings, which includes default notices, bank repossessions and scheduled auctions were reported on 101,938 properties in the US in February. The article in RisMedia points out this figure has declined by 4% since January and is 9% lower than a year earlier. These latest figures show foreclosure activity

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Cities Where Buyers Still Paying with Cash

According to an article in 24/7 Wall St, nearly 38% of condos and homes purchased during the second quarter of the year were all-cash sales. This is slightly higher than a year earlier, but is lower than figures for the previous quarter, where sales reached a three-year high of 42%. The proportion of all-cash sales

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Approximately 8% of Homes at High Risk of Natural Disasters

According to the latest RealtyTrac Natural Disaster Housing Risk Report, approximately 10.6 million homes, about 8% of the market, are at a very high risk of being affected by natural disasters. The report looks at the natural disaster risk to more than 3,000 counties throughout the country, before assigning a natural disaster risk score. It

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Foreclosures Drop in the US

Foreclosure activity in the United States declined by 1% last month, even though a report from RealtyTrac shows that banks reclaimed more homes in April. In spite of this increase in bank repossessions, fewer auctions are being scheduled. This latest fall in foreclosure activity includes bank repossessions, scheduled auctions and foreclosure notices and shows figures

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All Cash Deals Make Up Nearly Half of All Home Sales

If you are looking for a new home this year, you might need to be prepared to pay cash. According to data from RealtyTrac, the number of all-cash deals for home purchases reached record levels of 43%, up a massive 19% compared to a year earlier. These figures are the highest seen since RealtyTrac began

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RealtyTrac Reports Foreclosure Filings Down Again

The number of foreclosures filed during the first quarter of 2012 has dropped by 2% on the previous quarter, and by 16% from the same period 12 months ago, according to a new report just released by Realty Trac.

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