Foreclosure activity fell in 2017 to a 12-year low, according to a new report by ATTOM Data Solutions. In 2017, 0.5 percent of all U.S. residential properties were in some stage of foreclosure — notice of default, scheduled auction or bank repossession. That’s down from a peak of 2.2 percent at the height of the […]
“Comparing whether to buy or rent is really picking the lesser of two affordability evils,” says ATTOM Data Solutions' vice president.
And nearly a quarter of them are using a gift from family or a friend, realtors say.