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  • Number of equity-rich properties soars to new high

    14.5 million mortgaged properties have 50% or more equity
    The number of mortgaged properties in the U.S. that are equity-rich has soared to 14.5 million – a new high, according to the latest report from ATTOM Data Solutions. The report shows that 25.7% of all properties with a lien are equity-rich, meaning the homeowner has at least a 50% equity stake.
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  • ATTOM: Foreclosure activity falls to lowest level since 2005

    Only 177,146 U.S. properties listed as foreclosures
    There was a significant decrease in foreclosures at the end of the third quarter of 2018, according to ATTOM Data solutions latest Foreclosure Market Report. Notably, only 177,146 U.S. properties were listed as foreclosures, marking a nearly 13-year low.
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  • Mixed mortgage news: Refis fall to four-year low, but purchases climb sharply

    Total originations actually rise 15% in second quarter
    The signs were all there. It was clear that refinance originations were trending down as interest rates rose, but it’s still striking to see the results in black and white. According to newly released data from ATTOM Data Solutions, refinance originations fell to a four-year low during the second quarter, thanks to increases in interest rates.
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  • One in four homes are now equity rich

    Homeowners in California, Hawaii and Washington have the most equity
    Nearly a quarter of U.S. properties with mortgages are equity rich, according to a recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions. The Western region led the charge with the highest percentage of equity-rich properties, as four out of the top five metros with the highest percentages were in California.
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  • Foreclosure filing activity down nationwide

    But some local markets show an uptick
    Foreclosures in the first half of 2018 are far below the peak of 1.6 million in 2010, but 40% of local markets showed an uptick in foreclosure starts, prompting one expert to blame loosening lending standards.
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  • HELOC use is on the rise

    More Americans are tapping their home equity
    For most homeowners, a good portion of their money is tied up in their house. But a sizable number are no longer content to sit on that nest egg and watch it grow. They want cash – now – and they’re tapping their home equity to get it.
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  • ATTOM: Housing affordability falls to 10-year low

    New data reveals housing affordability index has sunk to lowest point since Q3 2008
    According to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions, housing affordability during the first quarter fell to its lowest point since the third quarter of 2008. Put simply, housing is more expensive right now than at any point since the financial crisis.
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  • ATTOM Data Solutions debuts online marketing list platform

    ATTOM List users can filter by location, occupancy, equity, foreclosure status
    Property resource database provider and 2018 HW Tech100 winner ATTOM Data Solutions announced the launch of ATTOM List, a new online marketing list creation platform that allows users to data for nearly 155 million U.S. properties to create targeted direct marketing lists in minutes, the company explained in a press release.
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  • Seriously underwater properties see smallest ever annual decrease

    Home equity growth slows in Q1
    The first quarter of 2018 saw the smallest annual decrease in seriously underwater properties since ATTOM Data Solutions began tracking in the first quarter of 2013. ATTOM explained the U.S. reached a tipping point in this housing boom where enough homeowners have regained both sufficient equity and sufficient confidence to tap into their home equity.
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