Foreclosures Archive

Local Market Reports: Foreclosure Rates

Nationally, the foreclosure rate eased from 2.8% in June of 2011 to 2.7% by December with 113 of the 163 markets surveyed by NAR Research experiencing a decline in their foreclosure rate over this period. While the improvement was...

Distressed Inventory Slowly Diminishing

Last time we discussed shadow inventory, we focused on the large build up in the seriously delinquent category of distressed inventory. Since then, many of the 90+ days-late loans have progressed into foreclosure inventory.  Along with the improvement among...

REALTORS® Report That Foreclosures Continue To Decline

According to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index survey, foreclosure sales continue to decline at the back-end of the foreclosure process—the point at which the property enters the MLS listings and is finally sold to a new buyer. This seems...

Economic Indicators: Weekly Update for August 26, 2011

Every week the Research staff analyzes key data releases and explain what they mean for you and your business. In this update, we give the highlights of the most important data releases for the week of August 22-August 26,...

Daily Economic Update: New Home Sales

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights new home sales, delinquencies and foreclosures....