US Housing

Absolutely everything you need to know about US housing right now

Source: Quartz http://qz.com/330577/absolutely-everything-you-need-to-know-about-us-housing-right-now/ Matt Phillips@MatthewPhillips January 21, 2015 Besides wages, one of the few missing ingredients in the US economic recovery has been housing. But things there are starting to change. Slowly and steadily, single-family home starts are increasing New data showed them at at fresh post-crisis peak in December. Granted, we’re nowhere near levels […]

2014 Foreclosure Filings

2014 Foreclosure Filings Hit Lowest Level Since 2006, RealtyTrac Says

Foreclosure filings—default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions—were down 18% in 2014 compared to the prior year, according to a report released today by Irvine, Calif.-based real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The 1.12 million properties with filings during 2014 represent a 61% drop from 2010, when foreclosure filings peaked at 2.87 million. The 2014 figure […]