Tag: RealtyTrac

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Chicago’s foreclosure rate 4th highest among top 20 metro areas

Chicago’s foreclosure rate 4th highest among top 20 metro areas

RealtyTrac just released its US Foreclosure Market Report for November 2014, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions ...
Chicago ranks 10th among large metro areas in home price appreciation

Chicago ranks 10th among large metro areas in home price appreciation

RealtyTrac just released its October 2014 Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report. According to the report: … the median sales price of U.S. s ...
Chicago foreclosure rates on the mend

Chicago foreclosure rates on the mend

In October of last year Chicago had the 3rd highest foreclosure rate in the nation among metro areas with a population greater than 200,000. In ...
Thirty percent of mortgaged Chicago homes seriously underwater

Thirty percent of mortgaged Chicago homes seriously underwater

RealtyTrac defines a mortgaged home as "seriously underwater" when "the combined loan amount secured by the property is at least 25 percent higher ...
June foreclosures at lowest levels since 2006

June foreclosures at lowest levels since 2006

RealtyTrac released its Midyear 2014 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report today. The report reflects a 19% decrease in US foreclosure filings over the p ...
Profiling homes that sell at a deep discount or at a premium

Profiling homes that sell at a deep discount or at a premium

RealtyTrac released an analysis today profiling which single family homes sell at the deepest discounts and which sell at the highest premiums bas ...
Chicago doesn’t rank among top rental markets for investors

Chicago doesn’t rank among top rental markets for investors

RealtyTrac just released its Q2 2014 Residential Property Rental Report, which ranks the best markets for buying residential rental properties alo ...
Chicago area ranks high in zombie foreclosures

Chicago area ranks high in zombie foreclosures

According to RealtyTrac, the Chicago metro area had 9,975 "zombie foreclosures" in Q2 2014, ranking it third in the nation. The following is from ...
Were Illinois home sales up or down in May?

Were Illinois home sales up or down in May?

The answer to the headline question depends on which data source you're looking at. According to the Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR), th ...
Illinois ranks fourth nationally in foreclosure filings

Illinois ranks fourth nationally in foreclosure filings

According to a just-released RealtyTrac report, Illinois had the fourth highest rate of foreclosure activity in the nation. Per RealtyTrac: Ill ...
RealtyTrac reports home price appreciation accelerated in April

RealtyTrac reports home price appreciation accelerated in April

According to RealtyTrac data, the median sales price of U.S. residential properties — including both distressed and non-distressed sales — was $1 ...
Illinois ranks third in seriously underwater mortgages

Illinois ranks third in seriously underwater mortgages

RealtyTrac today released its U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for the first quarter of 2014. Thirty percent of all Illinois homes with a mort ...
Illinois home prices and sales volume up in February

Illinois home prices and sales volume up in February

RealtyTrac released its February 2014 U.S. Residential and Foreclosure Sales Reportearlier today. Here are some of the metrics for Illinois: T ...
Chicago foreclosure rate plummets year-over-year

Chicago foreclosure rate plummets year-over-year

RealtyTrac today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for February 2014, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled aucti ...
Chicago-area sales volume, prices up sharply year-over-year

Chicago-area sales volume, prices up sharply year-over-year

Chicago-area sales volume increased 21% year-over-year in January 2014 and the median sales price increased 17%, to $175,000 according to RealtyTr ...
Chicago drops out of top 10 metros in foreclosure rate

Chicago drops out of top 10 metros in foreclosure rate

Miami had the highest foreclosure rate in the nation in 2013, with 3.93% of its housing units in some stage of foreclosure, according to recently- ...
One-third of mortgaged Chicago-area homes are deeply in the red

One-third of mortgaged Chicago-area homes are deeply in the red

Here's some bad news for home buyers who've been expecting rising home values to result in a broader selection of homes coming on the market. A ...
Chicago sales volume up 31% year-over-year in October

Chicago sales volume up 31% year-over-year in October

According to just-released RealtyTrac data, Chicago's October residential sales counts were at an annualized pace of 182,767, 31% higher than in O ...
Chicago foreclosure rate third-highest among large metros in October

Chicago foreclosure rate third-highest among large metros in October

Chicago had the third-highest foreclosure rate among the 20 largest metropolitan areas in October, according to data just released by RealtyTrac. ...
Institutional investors active in Chicago metro home market

Institutional investors active in Chicago metro home market

According to data just released by RealtyTrac, institutional investors (defined as those purchasing 10 or more properties in the last 12 months) a ...
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