Top 25 real estate investor metros by mortgage performance

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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 loan data aggregator Lender Processing Services.

Top 25 Investor MSAs by Mortgage Performance
MSA Active % Non-owner/
Investor Homes
Total
Delinquent
Fore-
closure
Non-
current
Fort Collins-
Loveland, Colo.
79,453 9.03% 3.27% 1.27% 4.54%
Eugene-Springfield, Ore. 70,630 8.65% 5.13% 2.28% 7.41%
San Luis Obispo-
Paso Robles, Calif.
60,300 10.00% 5.49% 2.18% 7.67%
Honolulu 122,698 9.01% 5.07% 3.13% 8.21%
Santa Cruz-
Watsonville, Calif.
55,847 8.39% 6.03% 2.47% 8.50%
Seaford, Del. 52,736 10.12% 4.88% 4.00% 8.88%
Santa Rosa-
Petaluma, Calif.
106,059 8.95% 6.61% 2.47% 9.07%
Barnstable Town, Mass. 51,838 12.30% 6.44% 2.85% 9.30%
Boise City-Nampa, Idaho 142,668 8.77% 6.22% 3.40% 9.62%
Santa Barbara-
Santa Maria, Calif.
71,081 9.47% 7.13% 2.54% 9.67%
Wilmington, N.C. 84,644 9.55% 6.65% 3.04% 9.69%
Sacramento-Arden-
Arcade-Roseville, Calif.
509,587 8.00% 8.64% 3.51% 12.15%
Salinas, Calif. 65,814 8.16% 8.89% 3.67% 12.56%
Myrtle Beach-Conway-
North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
73,253 12.45% 6.77% 5.83% 12.60%
Fresno, Calif. 164,916 8.41% 9.71% 3.50% 13.21%
Tallahassee, Fla. 58,877 8.03% 7.06% 6.44% 13.50%
Visalia-Porterville, Calif. 76,772 8.91% 10.28% 3.34% 13.63%
Reno-Sparks, Nev. 105,782 8.39% 7.88% 5.86% 13.74%
Bakersfield, Calif. 152,948 8.43% 10.66% 4.24% 14.89%
Modesto, Calif. 105,144 8.61% 10.53% 4.60% 15.13%
Stockton, Calif. 134,928 8.53% 11.28% 4.67% 15.95%
Naples-Marco Island, Fla. 72,098 8.90% 6.69% 13.06% 19.75%
Sarasota-Bradenton-
Venice, Fla.
152,533 8.81% 7.22% 13.40% 20.62%
Las Vegas-Paradise, Nev. 480,599 8.63% 11.96% 9.42% 21.37%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Fla. 143,195 9.41% 8.71% 14.33% 23.04%

Source: LPS.