Editor’s note: In compiling the "10 Best Markets for Real Estate Investors" report, Inman News reached out to a range of data providers and online real estate sites that supplied statistics and charts to identify real estate markets that may be well-suited for investors. The following chart and accompanying methodology were provided by foreclosure data site ForeclosureRadar.
|Q1 Year-over-year Change in Investor Activity in Top 10 West Coast Trustee’s Sale Markets|
in total trustee’s sale
volume (includes REO)
|% trustee’s sale
|Maricopa County, Ariz.||+42.5%||12.3%||25.8%|
|Clark County, Nev.||+28.9%||41.2%||22.2%|
|Los Angeles County, Calif.||-12.1%||-8.1%||22.9%|
|Riverside County, Calif.||-6.6%||-11.9%||22.9%|
|San Bernardino County, Calif.||+11.6%||-11.1%||21.8%|
|San Diego County, Calif.||-20.1%||-11.7%||26.4%|
|Sacramento County, Calif.||-8.9%||-3.8%||19.5%|
|Orange County, Calif.||-31.6%||-7.9%||28.1%|
|San Joaquin County, Calif.||-8.5%||-13.6%||27.3%|
|Pinal County, Ariz.||+35.7%||-1.3%||23.2%|
ForeclosureRadar compiled data showing the change in investor activity at trustee’s sales for the 10 largest trustee’s sale markets on the West Coast (within its five-state coverage area of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington). Activity increased in four markets from first-quarter 2010 to first-quarter 2011 and declined in six.
For reference we also included two other metrics: change in total number of trustee’s sales, and the percentage of total trustee’s sales purchase by third parties (investors).
Read the full report: "10 Best Markets for Real Estate Investors."
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