Foreclosure Low 'New Normal'; Home Prices Way Up in St. Louis"We're not just getting back to normal; we're defining a new normal," says RealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist.
Study: St. Louis Among Top 25 Most Affordable Cities to Live in USSt. Louis was among the top 25 markets that were most affordable in the U.S. This according to RealtyTrac, which released its housing data Thursday morning.
Latest Foreclosure Numbers a Mixed Bag for St. Louis AreaForeclosure starts drop below pre-recession levels. Repossessions still high.
Foreclosure Numbers Up Locally, Down NationallyMissouri's slower foreclosure process, slower economic recovery to blame.
Ferguson, North St. Louis County Fuel Housing Price IncreaseRealtor.com also predicts in 2016, St. Louis will be the nation's second hottest housing market.
Study: Fewer 'Affordable' Homes Near 'Good' Elementary SchoolsIt costs twice as much to buy home near 'good' school.
Foreclosure Starts Spike In St. Louis AreaProperties starting through process up 219 percent over last year.
Zombie Properties Haunting St. Louis MarketOf the 27,000 vacant properties in the St. Louis area, according to RealtyTrac, nearly 10 percent are in foreclosure. Nationally, that number is about 5 percent.
Local Foreclosure Numbers Buck National Trend, SkyrocketSt. Louis leads metro areas in foreclosure activity increase.
Housing Market Rebound ContinuesTraditional homebuyers returning to the market, prices rebounding.
Foreclosures Jump Across St. Louis Area, NationThe 37 percent increase is blamed on banks repossessing homes that were in the foreclosure process.
Report Indicates Home Prices May Have Hit CeilingNumber of homeowners "seriously underwater" rises for first time in three years.