Survey Finds Short Sales Outnumber REO in January Purchases

The share of home purchase transactions involving. all four categories of properties–damaged REO, move-in ready REO, short sales, and non-distressed–declined from January to February in the.

Zelman and Associates November Mortgage Originator Survey predicts a re-accelerating. the waiting period after a foreclosure is 7 years from the completion date, and for a short sale or.

Survey finds nearly 50 percent of home purchases are distressed properties.. Average home prices for all four categories of properties–damaged REO, move-in ready REO, short sales, and non-distressed–declined from January to February in the latest survey. Residential, Marketing, Settlement.

Prices fell an average of 0.3 percent from January in 100 major cities, the largest monthly drop since September, a survey by the China Index Academy showed. "The price will continue to fall in the.

Key takeaways for homebuyers now that interest rates are rising China is a key driver of the global cycle. Following the Federal Reserve’s pivot to patience, we believe U.S. short-term interest rates are now anchored in the New Neutral. Global growth keeps.Number of Americans in foreclosure plummets: LPS It said that at the end of October, the number of properties going into foreclosure is "7.4 times historical averages and rising." The banks’ push to evict homeowners faster and in bigger numbers than ever before makes LPS’s services even more crucial to them.

Buyers took advantage of the foreclosed-home market in the first quarter, racking up 31% of all sales made in the January. some stage of foreclosure decreased 23 percent from 2006 to 2009 while the.

Brian Meara - High Equity Pre -Foreclosures and Short Sales - EP 79 The commercial real estate sector, too, now finds itself on. One industry survey shows short sales accounted for a substantial 15.9 percent of home purchase transactions in January nationwide. This.

Having an abundance of foreclosures brings the entire market down and it makes it harder for home owners, who would like to move, to get the appropriate price for their home as a similar home down the same street was sold for substantially less and the appraiser is using the foreclosure as a comparable sale.

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I find that homes selling as short sales transact at 9.2% to 10.5%.. specification has been used to study foreclosure externalities, it was.. signed purchase contract with the offer price to the lender, who then ultimately needs to approve. through financial distress, this immediate benefit will outweigh the.

The use of short sales as a loss mitigation strategy is rising as short sales tend to cut loss severity by 13% more than real estate owned (reo) sales, according to market commentary by risk.