RealtyTrac reports foreclosure filings rise 3% in January

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IRVINE, CA–(Marketwire – Feb 14, 2013) – RealtyTrac ® (, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties and real estate data, today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market.

RealtyTrac reports Foreclosure Filings Rise 3% in January Posted on February 16, 2012 by marshfieldmatters By Kerri Panchuk February 15, 2012 U.S. foreclosure filings edged up 3% in January as judicial foreclosure states began to see a thaw in delayed foreclosure activity, RealtyTrac said.

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More U.S. homeowners were hit with new foreclosure filings in February, pointing to the challenges the market still faces even as the housing recovery gains traction, data from RealtyTrac showed.

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RealtyTrac counted a total of 154,281 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings – default notices, scheduled auctions, or bank repossessions – last month. The number is up 2 percent from January, but is down a full 25 percent from February 2012.

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RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for August shows foreclosures, including default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions were reported on 338,836 properties nationwide for the month. One in 381 housing units received a foreclosure filing in August.

Foreclosures Rise in January. Posted: February 16, 2012 at 1:19 pm. US foreclosure files rose 3% in January, to a total of 210,941.. It appears that the slowdown in foreclosure filings has.

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According to RealtyTrac’s latest U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for January 2012, foreclosure filings – default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions – were reported on 210,941 U.S. properties in January. That was a 3 percent increase from the previous month but still down 19 percent from January 2011.

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