ACCORDING TO REALTYTRAC®
Activity Still Up 60 Percent From July 2006
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.
“An unemployment rate of 2.6 percent — one of the lowest in the nation in July — was a contributing factor to the decline in foreclosure activity Hawaii experienced from the previous month,” said James J. Saccacio, chief executive officer of RealtyTrac. “However, the state’s foreclosure activity still remains high compared to the same time last year.”
Highest foreclosure rate reported in Kauai County
With a rate of one foreclosure filing for every 3,431 households — 1.7 times
State a minor contributor to nation’s monthly total
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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
For current news and information regarding foreclosure-related issues and trends, check out our blog at www.ForeclosurePulse.com.
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About RealtyTrac Inc.
Ranked as the third largest real estate site by MediaMetrix, and No. 53 on Inc. magazine’s 2006 Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest growing private companies, RealtyTrac Inc. (www.realtytrac.com), is the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, providing all the resources that home seekers, investors and real estate agents need to locate, evaluate and buy properties below market value.
Founded in 1996, RealtyTrac publishes the largest and most comprehensive national database of pre-foreclosure, foreclosure, For Sale By Owner, resale and new homes, with more than 1.3 million properties across the country, property reports, productivity tools and extensive professional resources. RealtyTrac hosts nearly 3 million unique visitors monthly and has been chosen to supply foreclosure data to MSN Real Estate, Yahoo! Real Estate and the Wall Street Journal’s Real Estate Journal. For more information, visit (www.realtytrac.com).
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