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RealtyTrac: Foreclosure filings increase first time in 3 years

Rise in foreclosures foreshadows new industry trend
Brena Swanson
Foreclosure filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, were reported on 317,171 U.S. properties in the third quarter. According to Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac, this rise in foreclosures foreshadows a new trend.
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HOPE NOW: Foreclosure sales fall to pre-bust levels

Total number of loan modifications since 2007 reaches 7.1 million
Ben Lane
The estimated 115,000 foreclosure sales in the second quarter represented a decline of 9% from the first quarter’s total of 126,000. HOPE NOW notes that the second quarter total was the lowest since it started tracking the data in 2007.
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RealtyTrac: Monthly foreclosure filings reverse course, rise 8%

40th consecutive month of declines annually
Brena Swanson
Foreclosure filings reversed course, increased 8% to 124,419 in January from December, marking the 40th consecutive month where foreclosure activity declines on an annual basis.
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Foreclosure filings creep up a slight 2%

Judicial foreclosure auctions drive filings higher
Brena Swanson
While foreclosure filings grew a slight 2% from last week, total volume fell 28% year-over-year in October.
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Foreclosures drop 27% in SE Wisconsin

HousingWire Staff
Although foreclosure filings are down 27% from a year ago in October, filings in southeastern Wisconsin topped 600 for the first time since March.
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Mass. foreclosure activity continues to fall

HousingWire Staff
Foreclosure activity continued to fall in Massachusetts last month, with 247 foreclosure deeds recorded in September, making it the 16th consecutive month of year-over-year foreclosure declines.
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Dallas-Fort Worth foreclosure filings drop 49% annually

HousingWire Staff
The number of Dallas-Fort Worth area homes facing foreclosure is down 49% from last year, a local foreclosure data firm says.
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Foreclosures fall 29% in southeastern Wisconsin

Once burdened by foreclosures, several southeastern counties in Wisconsin are doing much better after escaping the foreclosure flood. In fact, filings are down 29% overall.
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Wisconsin foreclosure filings drop 31%

HousingWire Staff
Wisconsin's housing market is retreating back to pre-crisis levels, with foreclosure filings in the state dropping 31% in August from the same time period a year ago.
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Dallas-Fort Worth foreclosure filings fall 43%

Rising residential values, strong economy buoys market
HousingWire Staff
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is reaping the benefits of a strong economy and rising residential values, with foreclosures falling a whopping 43%.
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