MISSISSIPPI FORECLOSURES DECREASE 1 PERCENT IN JUNE

ACCORDING TO REALTYTRAC™ U.S. FORECLOSURE MARKET REPORT

 

Activity Up 300 Percent From June 2006

 

IRVINE, Calif. – July 31, 2007 – Mississippi reported 216 foreclosure filings in June, a 1 percent decrease from the previous month, but still 300 percent above the number reported in June 2006, according to the latest RealtyTrac® U.S. Foreclosure Market Report.

 

RealtyTrac publishes the largest and most comprehensive national database of foreclosure and bank-owned properties, with over 1 million properties from nearly 2,500 counties across the country, and is the foreclosure data provider to MSN Real Estate, Yahoo! Real Estate and The Wall Street Journal’s Real Estate Journal.

 

“Although Mississippi foreclosures are down slightly in June, the numbers are up four times what they were this time last year,” said James J. Saccacio, chief executive officer of RealtyTrac. “Recent statistics show that the state had one of the highest unemployment rates in June. This is likely contributing to the overall rise.”

 

Mississippi ranked 38th in the country in total foreclosures reported for June. The state’s foreclosure rate of one foreclosure filing for every 5,379 households ranked it 44th among the 50 states.

 

Hinds County leads state in foreclosure activity

Hinds County led the state in foreclosure activity for June, reporting 80 foreclosure filings. De Soto County reported the second highest county total with 60 foreclosure filings. Lauderdale County came in third with 8 foreclosure filings for the month.

 

De Soto County posts highest foreclosure rate

De Soto County posted the highest foreclosure rate in the state, with one foreclosure filing for every 680 households — 7.9 times the state average. Hinds County posted the second highest foreclosure rate in the state, with one foreclosure filing for every 1,254 households — 4.3 times the state average. Marshall County posted the third highest foreclosure rate, with one foreclosure filing for every 2,650 households — twice the state average.

 

State contributes less than 1 percent to national total

Total foreclosure filings in Mississippi accounted for less than 1 percent of the 164,644 foreclosure filings nationwide in June. The national total was down 7 percent from the previous month but still up 87 percent from June 2006. The nation’s foreclosure rate decreased to one foreclosure filing for every 704 U.S. households for the month.

 

The RealtyTrac Monthly U.S. Foreclosure Market Report provides the total number of foreclosure filings — both nationwide and by state — over the preceding month. RealtyTrac’s report includes properties in all three phases of foreclosure: Defaults — Notice of Default (NOD) and Lis Pendens (LIS); Auctions — Notice of Trustee Sale and Notice of Foreclosure Sale (NTS and NFS); and Real Estate Owned, or REO properties (that have been foreclosed on and repurchased by a bank).

 

For current news and information regarding foreclosure-related issues and trends, check out our blog at www.ForeclosurePulse.com.

 

 

                Mississippi Foreclosure Market by County – June 2007

 

County

NOD

NTS

NFS

LIS

REO

Total

1 in every # households

/National Average

/State Average

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

36,048

51,492

12,488

38,247

26,369

164,644

704

n/a

n/a

Mississippi

2

129

0

0

85

216

5,379

0.13

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alcorn

0

0

0

0

0

0

n/a

0.00

0.00

Amite

0

0

0

0

1

1

6,446

0.11

0.83

Bolivar

0

0

0

0

1

1

14,929

0.05

0.36

Calhoun

0

1

0

0

0

1

6,902

0.10

0.78

Carroll

0

0

0

0

1

1

4,888

0.14

1.10

Copiah

0

3

0

0

0

3

3,700

0.19

1.45

De Soto

1

7

0

0

52

60

680

1.04

7.91

Forrest

0

1

0

0

1

2

14,957

0.05

0.36

Franklin

0

0

0

0

0

0

n/a

0.00

0.00

George

0

0

0

0

1

1

7,513

0.09

0.72

Hancock

0

0

0

0

0

0

n/a

0.00

0.00

Harrison

0

2

0

0

1

3

26,545

0.03

0.20

Hinds

0

65

0

0

15

80

1,254

0.56

4.29

Humphreys

0

1

0

0

0

1

4,138

0.17

1.30

Jackson

0

2

0

0

0

2

25,839

0.03

0.21

Jefferson

0

1

0

0

0

1

5,891

0.18

1.41

Jefferson Davis

0

0

0

0

1

1

5,891

0.12

0.91

Jones

0

3

0

0

0

3

8,974

0.08

0.60

Lauderdale

0

6

0

0

2

8

4,177

0.17

1.29

Lee

0

4

0

0

0

4

7,969

0.09

0.68

Leflore

0

3

0

0

1

4

3,524

0.20

1.53

Lincoln

0

1

0

0

1

2

7,026

0.10

0.77

Madison

0

6

0

0

0

6

4,797

0.15

1.12

Marion

0

0

0

0

1

1

10,395

0.07

0.52

Marshall

0

4

0

0

1

5

2,650

0.27

2.03

Monroe

0

0

0

0

1

1

16,236

0.04

0.33

Montgomery

0

1

0

0

0

1

5,402

0.13

1.00

Pearl River

0

3

0

0

0

3

6,870

0.10

0.78

Pike

0

1

0

0

0

1

16,720

0.04

0.32

Pontotoc

0

1

0

0

0

1

10,816

0.07

0.50

Rankin

0

1

0

0

0

1

45,070

0.02

0.12

Scott

0

1

0

0

0

1

11,116

0.06

0.48

Simpson

0

1

0

0

1

2

5,654

0.12

0.95

Stone

0

0

0

0

0

0

n/a

0.00

0.00

Tate

0

2

0

0

0

2

46,677

0.02

0.12

Tishomingo

0

0

0

0

0

0

n/a

0.00

0.00

Union

0

1

0

0

0

1

10,693

0.07

0.50

Walthall

0

0

0

0

0

0

n/a

0.00

0.00

Warren

1

2

0

0

0

3

6,930

0.10

0.78

Washington

0

3

0

0

2

5

4,966

0.14

1.08

Wayne

0

1

0

0

0

1

9,049

0.08

0.59

Yazoo

0

1

0

0

1

2

5,008

0.14

1.07

 

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