Category Archives: Foreclosures

Home Defaults Dropped For The 7th Month In A Row In August

Despite foreclosure filings surpassing 300,000 for the 18th straight month, RealtyTrac’s monthly foreclosure report shows some bright spots for housing. Continue reading

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How Big Is The Foreclosure Market? It Depends On Where You Live, Of Course.

Foreclosure filings rose 4 percent nationwide last month versus June, according to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac.com. For the 17th straight month, total filings topped 300,000. 6 states dominated activity levels. Continue reading

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Foreclosure Activity Slows Again In June 2010

June marks the 16th straight month the filings topped 300,000. 1 in every 411 U.S. homes received some form of notice last month with foreclosure density varying wildly from state-to-state. Like everything else in real estate, it seems, foreclosures are a local phenomenon. Continue reading

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Bank Reposessions Reach Record Levels For The Second Straight Month

According to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac.com, bank repossessions reached record levels for the second straight month in May, topping 93,000 properties nationwide. All 50 states are up, year-over-year. Continue reading

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Foreclosure Activity Slows For The First Time In Several Years

According to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac.com, the number of foreclosure notices dropped 2 percent between April 2009 and April 2010. 2 percent may not seem like much, but it’s the first time in the history of the RealtyTrac report that the annual foreclosure rate has dropped. Continue reading

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