Distressed Sales Archive

Highlights of March 2016 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey

Market conditions vary across local markets, but the REALTORS® confidence and traffic indices indicate that overall market activity picked up slightly in March 2016 compared to one year ago and to the previous month, according to the March 2016...

Highlights of February 2016 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey

Market conditions vary across local markets, but the REALTORS® confidence and traffic indices indicate that overall market activity improved in February 2016 compared to one year ago and to the previous month, according to the February 2016 REALTORS® Confidence...

Distressed Sales: 10 Percent of Sales in April 2015

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, NAR asks REALTORS® about the characteristics of their last sale for the month. For reported sales for April 2015, distressed sales accounted for 10 percent of sales (10 percent in March 2015;...

Cash Sales On the Downtrend

Cash sales appear to be on the downtrend, according to the March 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. Cash sales accounted for 24 percent of total existing home sales in March 2015 and have been hovering at this mid 20’s...

Return Buyers on the Rise

Millions of former homeowners experienced a foreclosure or shortsale over the last 9 years.  Eventually these borrowers will return to the housing market.  Participants in the 4th quarter Survey of Mortgage originators survey were asked if there was a...