Distressed Property Archive

Distressed Sales Declined to 21 Percent in March

The share of distressed properties on the market continued to decline. About 21 percent of REALTORS® reporting on their last sale in March sold distressed properties, compared to approximately 40 percent in March 2011. This is based on data...

Distressed Sales Down

Foreclosed property in January was reported as selling at a 20 percent discount, while short sale properties sold at a 12 percent average discount according to the January REALTORS® Confidence Index. Approximately 24 percent of sales were distressed (foreclosures,...

Foreclosed Real Estate Selling at a 17 Percent Discount

Based on information from the December 2012 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, distressed (foreclosed and short sale) property sold at a 16-17 percent discount in December. The discount to market is affected by the property’s physical condition. The unweighted average price...

Distressed Real Estate Sold at 20 Percent Discount in November 2012

Based on information from the November 2012 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, foreclosed property sold on average at a 20 percent discount, while short sale properties sold at a 16 percent average discount. The discount to market experienced by distressed...

Distressed Sales at Twenty-four Percent of Market

Based on information from the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index survey, 24 percent of respondents reported selling distressed property (foreclosed and short sales), down substantially from what had been the case a year or two ago. Cash sales accounted for...