Home-price gains continue to exceed wage growth

With home prices continuing to climb, it’s becoming more difficult for the average U.S. wage earner to be able to afford to buy a home. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, home prices increased 5% from July 2018 to July 2019. Although that’s less than the 6.4% increase from July 2017 to July 2018, […]

Post-recession distress is forming in hot housing markets

Most of the backlog of high-risk loans from the past housing crisis has cleared out of the foreclosure-home pipeline. Auction.com’s research and analysis group has examined key forward-looking indicators of distress in public-records data, as well as its own proprietary-platform data, that will provide insight into the local markets that are most at risk for […]