RealtyTrac: Foreclosure activity picked up in 120 metros

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RealtyTrac reported that even as foreclosure filings declined marginally, by 3% in May, to 322,920 (1% higher YoY), bank repossessions (REOs) hit a record monthly high for the second month in a row, with 93,777 properties repossessed by lenders. It appears banks are finally starting to pick up backlogged housing currently in foreclosure.

A Wave Of Foreclosures Will Smash The New York City Home Price Fantasy. activity has picked up? Not at all. Realtytrac lists a mere 1,282 properties in the banks’ REO inventory. Roughly 130 of.

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RealtyTrac also rated "metro. had the worst foreclosure rate in the country in October. One in every 257 houses was in foreclosure. The Trenton-Mercer area was number three. "The six percent.

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Meanwhile, the latest update from Realty Trac shows that overall foreclosure filings declined 2% from January to February even as foreclosure activity picked up in half of the nation’s major metro areas. In February there were 206,900 foreclosure filings nationwide, down 2% from January and down 8% from a year ago.

Foreclosure Starts Tick Up in February, REOs Down to 65-Month. – Foreclosure starts in February showed some pick-up in activity month-over-month, while REOs fell to their lowest level since September 2007, according to ""RealtyTrac’s foreclosure market report.

Foreclosure filings up 120% 220,000 homes were lost to bank repossessions in the second quarter, and the annual forecast for 2008 will have to be revised upward.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Foreclosure activity across the. But foreclosures could pick up in coming months.. We drew on RealtyTrac’s report to highlight the 20 metros with the highest.

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