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2008 U.S. Foreclosure Heat Map
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 16, 2009 @ 12:00 pm In Credit,Legal,Markets,Real Estate | Comments Disabled
RealtyTrac reported this week that in 2008, the U.S. had a total of 3,157,806 foreclosure filings — default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions — on 2,330,483 U.S. properties. This was an 81% increase over 2007, and a 225% percent increase from 2006.
The report also shows that 1.84 percent of all U.S. housing units (one in 54) received at least one foreclosure filing during the year, up from 1.03 percent in 2007.
FORECLOSURE ACTIVITY INCREASES 81 PERCENT IN 2008 
RealtyTrac, Jan. 15, 2009
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 2.3 Million Properties with Foreclosure Filings in 2008: http://www.foreclosurepulse.com/blogs/mainblog/archive/2009/01/14/year-end-2008-foreclosure-data.aspx
 FORECLOSURE ACTIVITY INCREASES 81 PERCENT IN 2008: http://www.realtytrac.com/ContentManagement/pressrelease.aspx?ChannelID=9&ItemID=5681&accnt=64847
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