Posts tagged "Chicago foreclosures"

7 Month High In Chicago Foreclosure Activity Probably A Good Thing

7 Month High In Chicago Foreclosure Activity Probably A Good Thing
Thanks to RealtyTrac (part of Attom Data Solutions) we have updated October data for Chicago foreclosure activity which I have used to update my graph below. Although the data shows a spike in overall activity defaults, which are the key metric, didn’t really change much. Since defaults feed the foreclosure process this is a good... Read more »

Chicago Foreclosures Drop To Record Low

Chicago Foreclosures Drop To Record Low
What used to be the RealtyTrac foreclosure market reports now come out under Attom Data Solutions, which now owns RealtyTrac, and they typically only come out quarterly. The Q3 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Reportâ„¢ was released last week and it highlights that the nation hit another 11 year low in foreclosure activity. This is really... Read more »

Chicago Foreclosure Activity Ticked Up In August

Chicago Foreclosure Activity Ticked Up In August
RealtyTrac did not release a Foreclosure Market Report for August. I believe they’re only doing it once per quarter now that the story doesn’t change that much from one month to the next. Nevertheless, they updated their data for Chicago, which I have incorporated in my Chicago foreclosure activity graph below. Total foreclosure activity in... Read more »
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Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Record Low Not Really A Good Thing

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Record Low Not Really A Good Thing
In lieu of their usual Foreclosure Market Report this month RealtyTrac released a report on equity rich and seriously underwater homeowners. However, I still grabbed their updated data for Chicago foreclosure activity which shows July hitting a new low since I’ve been tracking the data. Now, I’ve written about this before – the fact that... Read more »

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Defaults Approach New Low

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Defaults Approach New Low
ATTOM Data Solutions/ RealtyTrac released their Midyear 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Reportâ„¢ today and it continues to show that our foreclosure nightmare is slowly fading into a distant, bad memory. Chicago foreclosure activity came close to breaching the low set 17 months ago and defaults came within a hair’s breadth of puncturing the low of... Read more »

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Shadow Inventory Declines Yet Again

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Shadow Inventory Declines Yet Again
ATTOM Data Solutions (the parent of RealtyTrac) did not release a May Foreclosure Market report this month but they did update the data on their site so let’s take a look at what it tells us about Chicago foreclosure activity. I’ve updated the graph below with their data and it shows that May had the... Read more »
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Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Shadow Inventory Hits New Low

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Shadow Inventory Hits New Low
ATTOM Data Solutions (the parent of RealtyTrac) released their April Foreclosure Market Report last week along with their Chicago foreclosure activity data. The nation hit the lowest level of activity since November 2005 and as the release points out: A total of 34,085 U.S. properties started the foreclosure process in April, down 6 percent from... Read more »

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Mortgage Defaults Hit Two Year High

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Mortgage Defaults Hit Two Year High
Just when we thought the mortgage crisis was long behind us this morning’s RealtyTrac March Foreclosure Market Report came out along with their Chicago foreclosure activity data – the latter showing what might be the early stages of a disturbing trend. Looking at the graph below you will see that there is a lot of... Read more »

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Bank Repossessions Surge To 2 Year High

Chicago Foreclosure Activity: Bank Repossessions Surge To 2 Year High
We have yet another month without an official Foreclosure Market Report from RealtyTrac but they did update their data last week which I used to update my Chicago foreclosure activity graph below. As you can see total foreclosure activity has pretty much leveled off in the last 2 years but the individual components are even... Read more »
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Chicago Foreclosure Activity Levels Off Once Again

Chicago Foreclosure Activity Levels Off Once Again
Once again RealtyTrac has decided not to publish their monthly Foreclosure Market Report, though they did update the data on their site for January. Lately they are doing this more and more as they have many more interesting reports to issue and foreclosure activity is no longer the headline story that it used to be.... Read more »