REinventing MLS

Are Foreclosures Increasing or Decreasing?

Recent headlines have created tremendous confusion regarding the foreclosure situation in the country. Let’s give an example. Which of these two headlines are accurate?

Foreclosure Starts Plunge to 71-Month Low

Foreclosures Increase for the First Time Since 2010

The challenge is that both headlines are 100% accurate. How can foreclosures have increased for the first time in two years and, at the same time, be at a six year low? Each headline was reporting on a different measurement. Below are the explanations for each of the measurements as per RealtyTrac’s most recent Mortgage Foreclosure Report.

Read the KCM Blog post HERE

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