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  • Foreclosures Surge 53 Percent in June

    The nation's housing mess hasn't yet reached an inflection point in the downturn, with real estate data firm RealtyTrac Inc. reporting Thursday morning that foreclosure filings -- default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions -- were reported on 252,363 U.S. properties during June. The monthly total is a 3 percent decrease from the previous month, but up 53 percent from one year ago.
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  • No Respite, Yet: US Foreclosures Rise 65 Percent in April

    Foreclosure filings -- default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions -- were reported on 243,353 properties in April, a 4 percent increase from March's total and a nearly 65 percent increase from one year earlier. The data, reported Wednesday by foreclosure marketplace and data firm RealtyTrac, shows that the housing market has yet to cycle through a preponderance of bad mortgages.
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  • U.S. Foreclosure Filings Up 42 Percent in 2006

    New data released today shows that 1.2 million foreclosure filings were reported nationwide during 2006, up 42 percent from 2005, and representing a foreclosure rate of one filing for every 92 U.S. households. The report, published by RealtyTrac, found that the number of total foreclosure filings nationwide rose from about 885,000 in 2005 to 1,259,118 in 2006.
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