Based on ATTOM's newly released May 2023 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, there were a total of 35,196 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions -- up 7 percent from a month ago and up 14 percent from a year ago.
Based on CoreLogic's latest Homeowner Equity Report for the first quarter of 2023 shows that U.S. homeowners with mortgages (which account for roughly 63% of all properties) saw home equity decrease by 0.7% year over year, representing a collective loss of $108.4 billion, and an average loss of $5,400 per borrower since the first quarter of 2022.
According to the California Association of Realtors, a surge in mortgage interest rates suppressed California home sales in April 2023, while the statewide median home price climbed above the $800,000 level for the first time in six months.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 2, 2023, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 1.4 percent from one week earlier. This week's results include an adjustment for the Memorial Day holiday.
According to Las Vegas Realtors, fewer homes are changing hands as compared to the same time last year. LVR reported a total of 3,000 existing local homes, condos and townhomes sold in May 2023. Compared to May 2022, sales were down 20.3% for homes and down 19.6% for condos and townhomes.
Posted on March 17, 2023