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U.S. Foreclosure Starts Edge Higher For Second Straight Month in March as Bank Repossessions Continue to Drop By RealtyTrac Staff April 9, 2013 Foreclosure filings were reported on 152,500 U.S. properties in March, a decrease of 1 percent from the previous month and down 23 percent from March 2012. U.S. Foreclosure Inventory Increases 9 Percent From Year Ago in First Quarter By RealtyTrac Staff March 26, 2013 Nearly 1.5 million U.S. properties were actively in the foreclosure process or bank-owned (REO) in the first quarter of 2013, up 9 percent from the first quarter of 2012. U.S. Bank Repossessions Drop to 65-Month Low in February as Foreclosure Starts Rebound 10 Percent From January By RealtyTrac Staff March 12, 2013 Foreclosure filings were reported on 154,281 U.S. properties in February, an increase of 2 percent from the previous month but still down 25 percent from February 2012. Foreclosure Sales and Short Sales Account for 43 Percent of U.S. Residential Sales in 2012 By RealtyTrac Staff February 26, 2013 Foreclosure-related sales and short sales on properties not in foreclosure combined to account for 43 percent of all U.S. residential sales in 2012. U.S. Foreclosure Starts Fall to Six-Year Low in January By RealtyTrac Staff February 12, 2013 Foreclosure filings were reported on 150,864 U.S. properties in January, a decrease of 7 percent from the previous month and down 28 percent from January 2012. 2012 Foreclosure Activity Up in 57 Percent of Metro Areas, Best Markets to Buy Foreclosures in 2013 Selected By RealtyTrac Staff January 28, 2013 2012 foreclosure activity increased from 2011 in 120 (57 percent) out of the nation’s 212 metropolitan statistical areas with a population of 200,000 or more. 1.8 Million U.S. Properties With Foreclosure Filings in 2012 By RealtyTrac Staff January 14, 2013 A total of 2,304,941 foreclosure filings were reported on 1,836,634 U.S. properties in 2012, down 3 percent from 2011 and down 36 percent from the peak of 2.9 million filings in 2010. Foreclosure Starts at 71-Month Low, Bank Repossessions Increase By RealtyTrac Staff December 11, 2012 U.S. foreclosure starts dropped to a 71-month low in November, but bank repossessions increased annually for the first time since October 2010. Play Video Foreclosure Sales Increase 21 Percent in Third Quarter, Short Sales Biggest Share of Distressed Sales By RealtyTrac Staff December 4, 2012 A total of 193,059 U.S. properties in some stage of foreclosure or bank-owned (REO) were sold during the third quarter, an increase of 21 percent from the previous quarter, but down 3 percent from a year ago. Foreclosure Activity Increased 3 Percent in October By RealtyTrac Staff November 13, 2012 Foreclosure filings were reported on 186,455 U.S. properties in October, an increase of 3 percent from September but still down 19 percent from October 2011. Print Email

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