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U.S. Foreclosure Activity Increases 7 Percent in August, Defaults Surge 33 Percent By RealtyTrac Staff September 13, 2011 Foreclosure filings were reported on 228,098 U.S. properties in August, a 7 percent increase from the previous month, but still down nearly 33 percent from August 2010. Short Sales Soar in Second Quarter By RealtyTrac Staff August 23, 2011 Sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank owned accounted for 31 percent of all U.S. residential sales in the second quarter of 2011. Foreclosure Activity Falls to 44-Month Low in July By RealtyTrac Staff August 9, 2011 Foreclosure filings were reported on 212,764 U.S. properties in July, a 4 percent decrease from June and a 35 percent decrease from July 2010. July's total was a 44-month low for foreclosure activity. Play Video Data Mining Made Easy: RealtyTrac Unveils New Web-Based System for Creating Targeted Lists of Default, Auction and REO Records By RealtyTrac Staff August 2, 2011 RealtyTrac today unveiled its new bulk foreclosure data search and download tool MEGA Data, allowing users the ability to quickly sift through RealtyTrac’s database of 2 million foreclosure properties. 84 Percent of U.S. Metros Post Lower Foreclosure Activity in First Half of 2011 By RealtyTrac Staff July 26, 2011 Foreclosure activity decreased on a year-over-year basis in 178 out of the nation’s 211 metropolitan areas with a population of 200,000 or more in the first half of 2011. Visionary Apps’ Complete Foreclosures App Now Exclusively Powered by RealtyTrac® Data By Visionary Apps & RealtyTrac Staff July 19, 2011 Visionary Apps LLC today announced that its popular Complete Foreclosures application (app) for the iPhone and iPad is now exclusively powered by data from RealtyTrac. Foreclosure Activity Off 29 Percent for First Half of 2011 By RealtyTrac Staff July 13, 2011 A total of 1,170,402 U.S. properties received foreclosure filings in the first half of 2011, a 25 percent decrease from the previous six months and a 29 percent decrease from the first half of 2010. Foreclosure Activity Continues Free-Fall in May By RealtyTrac Staff June 14, 2011 Foreclosure filings were reported on 214,927 U.S. properties in May, a 2 percent decrease from April and a 33 percent decrease from May 2010. One in every 605 housing units received a foreclosure filing. Play Video Foreclosure Homes Account for 28 Percent of Q1 2011 Sales By RealtyTrac Staff May 25, 2011 Sales of bank-owned homes and those in some stage of foreclosure accounted for 28 percent of all U.S. residential sales in the first quarter of 2011, at an average discount of 27 percent. Trulia and RealtyTrac Survey Reveals 54 Percent of American Adults Now Believe Housing Recovery Remains Unlikely Until 2014 or Later By Trulia and RealtyTrac Staff May 18, 2011 RealtyTrac and Trulia today released the latest results of an ongoing survey that has tracked American attitudes toward foreclosed homes since 2008. Print Email

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