Households with college students are twice as likely to experience foreclosure

New research by Jacob Faber and Peter Rich shows a correlation between rising college attendance rates and home foreclosures.

Experian reveals the 5 states with the lowest foreclosure rates

Although issues with low inventory and fast-growing home prices still abound, the market has greatly improved since the housing bubble in 2006, and the latest foreclosure rates prove it. In 2017, residential home foreclosures fell 27 percent to 676,525 — the lowest level since 2005.

What really makes a hot housing market?

The phrase “hot housing market” gets thrown around frequently, but a jump in sale price alone doesn’t necessarily indicate a lively market, according to Pro Teck Services’ May Home Value Forecast report.

Determining a truly hot housing market takes deeper evaluation, such as sold price percent change, list-to-sale price ratio and percentage of foreclosure sales, among others …

National foreclosure rates keep pushing down

More good news for the U.S. housing market rebound: national foreclosure rates continued a downward trend in April. Completed foreclosures, delinquency rates and homes facing foreclosures all softened at national, state and local levels …

National foreclosure rate falls to 1.2 percent

Trendsetters, take note: The numbers show 2015 is the new 2007, at least when it comes to foreclosure rates. According to CoreLogic’s November National Foreclosure Report, improved economic conditions and a decline in national unemployment levels have helped pushed the foreclosure rate to its lowest record in about eight years. …

8 telltale signs your market is headed into a downturn

One of the truths in real estate is that markets always get worse, and they always get better. What steps can you take to identify what’s ahead for your market? Part 1 of this series outlined how to use the months of inventory to recognize the early wa…