Infographic: REO and Short Sales, Santa Clara County: First Half of 2012

REOs and Short Sales made up 26 percent of new listings in the first half of 2012 in Santa Clara County. While "regular" single family home sales fetched a median price of $743,000, the median price of an REO/Short Sale was $417,000. Gilroy, Milpitas, San Martin, Morgan Hill and San Jose homes topped the list in terms of most homes listed as REO/Short Sale, as a percentage of total new listings in each city.

However, the difference in median sale price for similar-sized homes (three bedroom, two bath) between REO/SS and single family homes was most significant in Sunnyvale, San Martin, Mountain View, San Jose and Campbell.

REOs and Short Sales, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Mountain View