RealtyTrac reports foreclosure filings rise 3% in January

 · RealtyTrac® , the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties and real estate data, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for January 2013, which shows foreclosure.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A record number of U.S. homes were lost to foreclosure in the first three months of this year, a sign banks are starting to wade through the backlog of troubled home loans at a.

In August, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Montgomery, AL was 3% higher than the previous month and 36% higher than the same time last year, according to Montgomery AL Foreclosure Status. The current distribution of foreclosures based on the number of active foreclosure homes in Montgomery, AL.

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 · Florida had the second-highest number of homes in default or foreclosure with 30,178 in January, more than double the figure for the prior year and 3% less than in December. Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts, Georgia, Connecticut, Ohio and Michigan rounded out the top 10 states worst off in terms of missed payments and property seizures, RealtyTrac said.

A record number of U.S. homes were lost to foreclosure in the first three months of this year, a sign banks are starting to wade through the backlog of troubled home loans at a faster pace, according.

One has to hope that foreclosure data reported on Thursday by RealtyTrac is a sign that states are wrapping up the foreclosure crisis that has been ongoing since 2008, not that it signals further.

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 · That number was a 3% drop from. The lenders are becoming much more aggressive in agreeing to short sales," he explains. This has likely helped lead to a drop in the number of filings in the West. Foreclosure activity is down in Arizona, California and Nevada – states that were hard hit by the foreclosure crisis – according to RealtyTrac.

Real estate data firm, RealtyTrac, reports that 315,716 properties received a notice of default, auction or bank seizure — that’s one in every 409 households. Foreclosure filings also fell in January.

according to a report released Thursday. RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties, said that 851,000 homes have been repossessed by lenders since August 2007. In September, 265,968.

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