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Price Differences Between Foreclosures and Non-Foreclosures

Zillow's Chief Economist, Dr. Stan Humphries, has called foreclosures and non-foreclosures two distinct markets - a comment that set off some debate in a previous blog post.

That debate prompted us to delve further into the issue, and today Zillow released a white paper called "Price Differences Between Foreclosures and Non-Foreclosures." It turns out that, in most markets, foreclosures and non-foreclosures do indeed constitute two distinct markets, with previously foreclosed homes regularly fetching much lower prices than non-foreclosed homes with similar attributes.

Here is the full paper:

Zillow's Chief Economist, Dr. Stan Humphries, released the following white paper today analyzing foreclosure home sales. I think you'll find it very interesting.




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Comment balloon 1 commentSara Bonert • January 26 2010 03:05PM



Interesting reading. Here in Vegas it seems to hold true that there two separate markets, although it really shouldn't be like that.

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