Posts tagged "Chicago foreclosures"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Chicago Foreclosure Backlog Plunged In December

Chicago Foreclosure Backlog Plunged In December
RealtyTrac came out with their December and year end Foreclosure Market Report late last week and it was no surprise that 2016 was a 10 year low in foreclosure activity for the nation as a whole as you can see in the graph below. Activity was also down 14% from 2015. Interestingly they also looked... Read more »

November Chicago Foreclosure Activity Approaches New Low

November Chicago Foreclosure Activity Approaches New Low
Once again it looks like RealtyTrac has bigger fish to fry than put out their normal, monthly Foreclosure Market Report. I suspect that the monthly story is getting rather repetitious for them also but it is worthwhile keeping an eye on this part of the real estate market and since they still updated their data... Read more »

October Chicago Foreclosure Activity Spiked But That's OK

October Chicago Foreclosure Activity Spiked But That's OK
The RealtyTrac October Foreclosure Market Report came out last week, though I guess I should start calling it the Attom Data Solution report since they bought RealtyTrac a while ago and that’s how they are now branding the report. Their data for Chicago foreclosure activity shows a huge spike that occurred last month, entirely attributable... Read more »
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September Chicago Foreclosure Activity Ticked Up Again

September Chicago Foreclosure Activity Ticked Up Again
The RealtyTrac September and Q3 2016 Foreclosure Market Report was just released this morning, though I did not have access to the Chicago foreclosure activity data until the 19th of the month, at which time I updated this post with the graph below. Foreclosure activity in Chicago ticked up again, though not significantly. There is... Read more »