Foreclosure activity is at the lowest level in over a decade

Metro Atlanta foreclosure notices, down 56 percent in January from the same month a year ago, are at their lowest level in a decade.

Average time to foreclose drops to two-year low. Properties foreclosed in Q3 2018 had been in the foreclosure process an average of 713 days, down from 720 days in the previous quarter and down from 899 days in Q3 2017 to the lowest level since Q2 2016 – a two-year low.

Foreclosure rates are also seeing the steepest declines since 2007. July 2017 foreclosure rates sit at 0.78 percent. This is down almost 3 percent from the previous year and 28 percent below where it sat in July 2016. While foreclosure seems on the decline, paradoxically, loan delinquency has actually been increasing month-to-month.

The report also shows a total of 74,341 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in March 2018, up 21 percent from an all-time low in the previous month but still down 11 percent from a year ago – the 30th consecutive month with a year-over-year decrease in U.S. foreclosure activity.

Notably, only 177,146 U.S. properties were listed as foreclosure filings, default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions. This is the lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2005.

"As a builder, we have to be cognizant of foreclosures, if there are more coming along, because it affects pricing across the board." Home construction plunged in June to the lowest level since.

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 · Both August and September of this year experienced the lowest foreclosure inventory rate since June 2007 when it was also 0.6 percent, and the September foreclosure inventory rate.

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Foreclosure activity falls to lowest level since July 2006. RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for February 2015 showed that there were foreclosure filings on 101,938 properties in the U.S. in February, which is a decrease of 4% from RealtyTrac’s revised january numbers and down 9%from a year ago to the lowest level since July 2006.