RealtyTrac: Foreclosure filings near 5-year low

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Overall Foreclosure Activity Near Five-Year Low Irvine, CA, April 12, 2012 — The number of foreclosure filings in March fell to the lowest level since July 2007, according tracking firm RealtyTrac.

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According to foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac, the number of foreclosure filings climbed 4 percent in August from the month prior. A foreclosure filing is defined as default notice, scheduled auction, or bank repossession.. As a result, adjusting mortgage rates have been low, too. In 2009, 5-year ARMs adjusted to 6 percent or higher.

U.S. Foreclosure Filings Hit 5-Year Low In September. Irvine, calif.-based realtytrac reported. foreclosure starts since peaked in April 2009 at around 203,000. But the current level is still.

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U.S. foreclosure filings dropped to a five-year low in September as fewer homes were on track to be seized by lenders. It was the second-consecutive monthly decline in filings, although there.

Creating Opportunities Through Relationships and Vision. Foreclosure activity is slowing. According to foreclosure-tracker RealtyTrac, the number of foreclosure filings dropped 17 percent on an annual basis last month.Monthly filings ticked higher 1 percent after a combined 23 percent decrease through November and December 2010.

Home foreclosures. earlier this week by RealtyTrac, a company that provides foreclosure data and listings, showing that foreclosure activity hit a three-year low in April. For each of the past.

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US foreclosure filings hit 5-year low in September | The. – US foreclosure filings hit 5-year low in September. had been delayed by a state law that took effect in July 2011 and allowed borrowers facing foreclosure to request mediation, RealtyTrac noted

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Austin’s August foreclosure rate still low among large metro. of properties with foreclosure filings exceeded 300,000. James J. Saccacio, RealtyTrac’s CEO, said declines in new default notices have.