Washington Housing & Foreclosure Reports

First Quarter Increase in Building Permits Positioned to Fill Void in Housing Market Left by Declining Foreclosures By RealtyTrac Staff May 14, 2013 RealtyTrac® today released an exclusive analysis of building permit data recently released by the U.S. Department of HUD for the first quarter, comparing it to foreclosure starts for the same time period. 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. Washington Foreclosure Activity Falls in February By RealtyTrac Staff March 30, 2012 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 1,957 Washington properties in February, a 3 percent decrease from January and 55 percent below the level reported for February 2011. Washington Foreclosure Activity Rises in January By RealtyTrac Staff February 24, 2012 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 2,022 Washington properties in January, a 3 percent increase from December. Washington Foreclosure Activity Down in 2011 By RealtyTrac Staff January 27, 2012 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 33,327 Washington properties in 2011, down 24 percent from a year ago. Washington Foreclosure Activity Drops in November By RealtyTrac Staff December 30, 2011 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 2,625 Washington properties in November, a 2 percent decrease from October. Washington Foreclosure Activity Falls in October By RealtyTrac Staff November 25, 2011 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 2,684 Washington properties in October, a 13 percent decrease from September. Seattle metro area Foreclosure Activity Falls in October By RealtyTrac Staff November 25, 2011 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 1,687 properties in the Seattle metro area in October, a 14 percent decrease from September. Washington Foreclosure Activity Down in Third Quarter By RealtyTrac Staff October 28, 2011 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 9,641 Washington properties during the third quarter of 2011, down 19 percent from the second quarter of 2011. Print Email

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