Local Market Reports Archive

Owner Equity Gains Since Q1 2012

The median home price increased nearly 21% over the two-year period ending in the first quarter of 2014. Price gains were particularly strong in markets that experienced a sharp downturn during the recession, including markets in Arizona, California, and...

Foreclosure Rate by States (Two Year Change)

The steady improvement in house prices and employment coupled with the 2013 refinance boom had a significant impact on foreclosures nationally. Across the country, the foreclosure rate fell dramatically. As depicted below, no state has seen an increase in...

Top 10 Markets by Equity Appreciation since 4th Quarter 2010

Housing is not an investment like a stock or a bond, but over the long term it can be a great way to build equity. Even in the wake of the worst housing recession in modern history, a majority...

Foreclosure Rates and Changes: Q4 2013 vs. Q4 2012

Rising home values and an improved economy changed the foreclosure picture dramatically over the last two years. The decline in foreclosures and distressed sales resulted in less downward pressure on prices and more buyer confidence. To find out how...

Markets with Strongest Employment Growth since December 2011

While national employment growth has been tepid in recent years relative to typical economic recoveries, some markets have done very well. Roughly a third of markets covered by NAR have outperformed the national average over this time period. You...