Lowered foreclosure activity

New data from RealtyTrac shows that foreclosure filings nationwide dropped 14 percent between January and February, as overall activity last month sunk to its lowest level since February of 2008. RealtyTrac says total foreclosure filings – including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions – were reported on 225,101 properties in February, a 27 percent …

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West Coast foreclosure sales are now at pre-robo-signing levels

“Foreclosure auction sales in states along the West Coast have bounced back to levels not seen since robo-signing moratoriums went into effect last fall, the California-based tracking firm ForeclosureRadar reported Tuesday. The company’s coverage area includes the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. ForeclosureRadar says it recorded “significant increases” in all five states …

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Record plunge in foreclosures, thanks to robo-signers

The number of foreclosure notices filed in November plunged 21%, the biggest month-over-month drop ever recorded by RealtyTrac, the online foreclosure marketer. Filings fell 14% compared with November 2009. The number of Americans who actually lost their homes to bank repossessions plummeted even more steeply — to 67,428. That was off a whopping 28% from …

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Report Reveals Continued Declines in West Coast Foreclosure Starts

The November 2010 Foreclosure Report by ForeclosureRadar shows that though there has been no major drop in delinquencies in the West Coast states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, foreclosure starts have fallen to 2008 levels, continuing their two month decline. The company’s report deduces that the drop in foreclosures is due to robo-signing …

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