Shadow inventory down 16% from a year ago

CoreLogic: 1.6M homes not yet on the market represent 5-month supply

Lenders had a "shadow inventory" of 1.6 million distressed properties and repossessed homes they hadn’t yet put up for sale at the end of October, down 16 percent from a year ago, loan data and analytics provider CoreLogic reported today.

Six states account for half of the shadow inventory: Florida, California, Illinois, New York, Texas and New Jersey.