Foreclosure and Shadow Inventory Both Decline in February

CoreLogic released its National Foreclosure Report for February, 2014, reporting 43,000 completed foreclosures for the month, a 13.1 percent decrease from January, 2014. Yearly, foreclosures declined 15 percent from February, 2013. Comparatively, foreclosures averaged 21,000 per month before the housing crisis from 2000 to 2006. Since September, 2008, 4.9 million foreclosures have been completed. As … Continue reading Foreclosure and Shadow Inventory Both Decline in February

Shadow Inventory: 46 Months to Clear Distressed Housing Supply

It will take 46 months to clear the market’s supply of distressed homes, or the shadow inventory, according to estimates from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services based on first-quarter 2012 data. The agency’s latest estimate came in one month shy of the liquidation timeline determined in the fourth quarter of 2011. While national residential mortgage … Continue reading Shadow Inventory: 46 Months to Clear Distressed Housing Supply