Foreclosure activity is slowing. According to foreclosure-tracker RealtyTrac, the number of foreclosure filings dropped 17 percent on an annual basis last month. Monthly filings ticked higher 1 percent after a combined 23 percent decrease through November and December 2010.
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February 10, 2011
January 13, 2011
According to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac, the number of foreclosure filings nationwide dropped for the second straight month in December. After falling 21 percent in November, filings were down by an additional 2 percent in December.
December 21, 2010
November marked the first time since February 2009 that the number of monthly foreclosures filings failed to surpass 300,000 units.
November 12, 2010
As usual, foreclosure density varied by region last month, with just 5 states accounting for close to half of the nation’s repossessed homes.
October 29, 2010
Foreclosures are a big part of the housing market, with distressed properties accounting for 35 percent of all home resales last month, according to the National Association of REALTORSÂ®. But for as common as foreclosures can be, they remain a localized concern.
October 14, 2010
The number of foreclosure filings rose 3 percent in September, according to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac.
September 16, 2010
Despite foreclosure filings surpassing 300,000 for the 18th straight month, RealtyTrac’s monthly foreclosure report shows some bright spots for housing.
August 12, 2010
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.
July 15, 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.
June 10, 2010
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.