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St Louis’ Biggest Foreclosure Buyers






St. Louis had 8 different companies that purchased 10 or more foreclosures in the St Louis area during 2012, according to the “Bulk Foreclosure Buyer” report that was just released by RealtyTrac. At the top of the list was Hfr Capital Assets LLC, with 24 purchases. Greg Daney appears to be a principal in this company and is also the CEO of loanSum.com, a local hard money lender, so my guess is most of these “purchases” were actually the result of his company foreclosing on loans his company made that the borrowers defaulted on. […]

One in five St Louis home sales in 2012 was a distressed sale






Almost one of every five (19.9 percent) St. Louis home sales in 2012 was a distressed sale, about 5 percent more than 2011 and 2.65 percent fewer than in 2010, according to a report released this morning by RealtyTrac. During 2012 there we 8,932 foreclosure sales in St. Louis at an average price of $93,699 or a discount of almost 40 percent (39.66 percent) compared to non-distressed home sales. […]

St Louis Saw Increased Foreclosure Activity in 2012






During 2012, 18,242 St Louis homeowners received a foreclosure notice, or were in some stage of the foreclosure process, according to a report just released by RealtyTrac. This means 2012 came to an end with 12.02 percent more foreclosures than the year before however there were over 16 percent fewer St. Louis foreclosures than in 2010 when foreclosure activity peaked. […]

St. Louis Foreclosure Activity Up Over Ten Percent From a Year Ago






There were 1,880 St Louis homeowners that received a foreclosure notice, or were in some stage of the foreclosure process, in November, according to a report from RealtyTrac. This is a 9.37 percent increase from October and is a an increase of over ten (10.52) percent from October 2011. […]

St Louis Foreclosure Sales Rise Almost 50 Percent During Third Quarter






There were 1,891 foreclosure sales in St. Louis during the third quarter of 2012, according to a report from RealtyTrac. This is a 46 percent increase from 2nd quarter and a 16 percent increase from the third quarter of 2011. A little under one in five St Louis homes (17.21 percent) that sold during the third quarter of 2012 were foreclosures. The average price St Louis foreclosures sold during third quarter was $102,041 and represented a discount of 37.07 percent from non-foreclosure home sales, according to the report. […]

St Louis Foreclosures Decline Over 22 Percent In August






There were 1,560 foreclosure filings on St. Louis properties in September, which is a decrease of 22.62 percent in the St. Louis foreclosure rate from August, and a decrease of 11.86 percent from September 2011 when there were 1,770 foreclosure filings on St Louis homes, according to a report released this morning by RealtyTrac. […]

St Louis foreclosures on the rise in July; Up over 20 percent from a year ago

The St Louis foreclosure rate in July increased 4.2 percent from the month before with 1,860 properties receiving foreclosure notices during the month which is an increase of 22.53 percent from a year ago. The increase for the month is in sharp contrast to the U.S. foreclosure rate […]

St Louis foreclosure rate on track to top last year






foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions) we’re reported on 9,672 properties in the St. Louis metro area in the first half of 2012, which is a 10.08 percent increase from the prior 6-month period and a 8.27 percent increase from the first half of 2011. […]

St. Louis foreclosures on the rise






This morning, RealtyTrac released their U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for June 2012 which shows that foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions) we’re reported on 1,785 properties in St. Louis during the month, a 4.65 percent increase from the previous month and an increase of 7.27 percent from June 2011. During the month, 1 out of every 699 homes in St. Louis had a foreclosure filing. For the first half of 2012, there have been 9,672 St. Louis foreclosure filings, up from 8,786 from the 2nd half of 2011 and up from 8.933 from the first half of 2011. […]

St Louis Foreclosure Activity Increases In May






This morning, RealtyTrac released their U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for May 2012 which shows that foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions) we’re reported on 1,872 properties in St. Louis during the month, a 4.41 percent increase from the previous month and an increase of 16.71 percent from May 2011. During the month, 1 out of every 667 homes in St. Louis had a foreclosure filing. […]

Looking for a bargain vacation home near the beach?






My family is definitely a beach-loving family! Most of the trips and vacations our family has been on over the years have included beaches and both of our children’s first trips as infants were to the beach. So, I guess it is safe to say our family loves beaches and we are not alone! Even though beach property has suffered during the real estate bust, there seems to always be demand for homes in beach communities. Some areas, like Sarasota, Florida, are already seeing prices increase on homes located on or near the beach. Did you wait too late to buy that second home or vacation home in a beach community? Well, according to a report just released by RealtyTrac, there are still some bargains to be found out there! […]

One in four St Louis Metro home sales are foreclosures;   One in three in the City of St Louis






This morning RealtyTrac® released its U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report™ for the first quarter of 2012, which shows that sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank owned accounted for 24 percent of all St. Louis metro area home sales during the first quarter — up from 17 percent of all St Louis home sales in the fourth quarter and the same as the first quarter of 2011. The report also shows that, during the quarter, over 10 percent (10.36) of St Louis metro home sales were short-sales, an increase from 5.85 percent the previous quarter and an increase from 7.46 percent from the first quarter of 2011. […]

St Louis Foreclosures in April up almost 29 percent from year ago






This morning, RealtyTrac released their U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for April 2012 which shows that foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions) we’re reported on 1,793 properties in St. Louis during the month, a 0.33 percent decrease from the previous month and an increase of 28.53 percent from April 2011. During the month, 1 out of every 696 homes in St. Louis had a foreclosure filing. […]

Foreclosure activity falls to lowest level since 2007






This morning, RealtyTrac released their U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for the first quarter of 2012 which shows that foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions) we’re reported on 572,928 properties in the U.S. during the quarter, a 2 percent decrease from the previous quarter and a decrease of 16 percent from the first quarter of 2011. During the month, 1 out of every 230 homes in the U.S. had a foreclosure filing. […]

St Louis Foreclosures Increase in February by 20 Percent From January






St. Louis foreclosure activity in February 2012 increased 20.54 percent from the month before and was up 17.58 percent from year before, according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report that was just released. […]

St Louis Foreclosures in 2011 Remain Flat; Sold for about half of non-distressed sales






St. Louis foreclosure sales in 2011 numbered 7.894, about the same as the year before, according to a report released this morning from RealtyTrac. The 2011 St Louis Foreclosure sales were down almost 20 percent from 2009 and accounted for about 17 percent of all home sales in 2011. […]

St Louis Foreclosures Increase in January






St. Louis foreclosure activity in January 2012 increased 1.11 percent from the month before but was down 21.58 percent from year before, according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report that was just released. Of the 5 largest Missouri counties within the St Louis MSA, Jefferson County saw the largest increase in foreclosures in January at 16.51 percent, following closely by St Charles County at 15.08 percent, St. Louis County at 10.4 percent and the City of St Louis with a modest 2.17 percent increase. […]

St Louis Foreclosures Continue to Decline






St. Louis foreclosure activity in the third quarter of 2011 declined 15.51 percent from the quarter before and 10.12 percent from the year before, according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report that was just released. […]

One in five home sales is a foreclosure and only two-thirds the cost of a non-foreclosure home






Foreclosure Price 34 Percent Below Average Price of Non-Foreclosures RealtyTrac, today released its third-quarter 2011 U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows that sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank owned accounted for 20 percent of all U.S. residential sales in the third quarter of 2011, down from 22 percent of all sales in the second quarter and down from 30 percent of all sales in the third quarter of 2010. […]

St. Louis Foreclosure Activity in 2011 Down by Over 25 Percent from 2010

St. Louis foreclosure activity in 2011 declined 25.22 percent from the year before according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report for 2011 that was just released.

As the chart below depicts, of the seventeen counties in the St. Louis metro area,  all but five saw a decrease in foreclosure activity from the year before, and […]

St Louis Foreclosures Increase in November from the month before;  Down 18 percent from a year ago






St. Louis foreclosure activity increased during November by 6 percent from the prior month and decreased by 18 percent from October 2010, according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report that was just released. […]

St. Louis area foreclosures increase in 3rd quarter; down from a year ago






St. Louis foreclosure activity increased during the 3rd quarter of 2011 by 12.16 percent from the prior quarter with 1 of every 255 St. Louis metro area homeowners having a foreclosure filing according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report that was just released. As the chart below depicts, of the eight largest counties in the St. Louis metro area all but Franklin County saw an increase in foreclosure activity during the quarter with Madison County Illinois leading the way with a 66 percent increase. […]

St. Louis foreclosures increase in August but are down sharply from a year ago

St. Louis foreclosure activity increased in August by 29.09 percent from July with 1 of every 682 St. Louis homeowners having a foreclosure filing according to RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report that was just released. As the chart below depicts, of the eight largest counties in the St. Louis metro area all but Madison County […]

St Louis Foreclosure Sales Increase in 2nd Quarter; account for 1 of every 4 home sales

This morning, RealtyTrac released it’s Foreclosure Sales Report for the St. Louis metro area for the 2nd quarter of 2011 which showed there were 2,138 REO’s (banked owned) and Pre-Foreclosure (short sales and other sales of property with loans in default) during the quarter which is a 4.86 percent increase from the prior quarter […]

St Louis Foreclosures Drop in July; Down Over 35 Percent From Year Ago

Finally some good news for the St. Louis Real Estate Market! This morning RealtyTrac released their foreclosure activity report for the St. Louis metro area for July 2011 showing that foreclosure activity in the St. Louis metro area in July was down 8.77 percent from the month before and down a whopping 35.46 percent […]

84 Percent of U.S. Metros Post Lower Foreclosure Activity in First Half of 2011

RealtyTrac released their Midyear 2011 Metro foreclosure report showing that foreclosure activity decreased on a year-over-year basis in 178 out of the nation’s largest 211 metropolitan areas which is some much needed good news!

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Foreclosure rate drops in first half of 2011; shadow inventory builds

RealtyTrac released their Midyear 2011 foreclosure report this morning showing a total of 1,170,402 U.S. properties received foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled foreclosures and bank REO’s) in the first six months of 2011, a 25 percent decrease from the prior six months and a 29 percent decrease from the first half of […]

Foreclosure activity in May down 33 percent from a year ago; buyer interest cools

RealtyTrac released their foreclosure report this morning for May 2011 which shows foreclosure filings (default notices, scheduled foreclosures and bank REO’s) were reported on 214,927 homes in May which is a 2 percent decrease from the month before and a 33 percent decrease from May 2010.

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Foreclosures account for 28 percent of all home sales in first quarter 2011; Selling at discount of 27 percent

RealtyTrac released their foreclosure report this morning for the first quarter of 2011 showing that foreclosure homes (sales of bank-owned homes and those in some stage of foreclosure) accounted for 28 percent of all U.S. residential sales during the quarter. This is up slightly from 27 percent the prior quarter and the highest […]

45 Percent of Americans say government not doing enough to stop foreclosures; Other side of coin, over half of Americans want to buy a foreclosed home

According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive® on behalf of Trulia and RealtyTrac, 45 percent of American adults say the government is not doing enough to prevent foreclosures. Only 17 percent think the government is doing too much and 16 percent say just the right amount is being done.

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