RealtyTrac: U.S. foreclosure activity down in September, marks 36 months of annual declines

U.S. foreclosure activity rose 2 percent in September compared to August but was 27 percent lower when comparing year-over-year data, RealtyTrac reported today. Month-to-month trends may vary, but when looking at the longer picture, September marks the 36th consecutive month of annual decreases. Third quarter 2013 activity also dropped to the lowest quarterly level since 2007. Read more from RealtyTrac.

More headlines:

Foreclosure starts in Chicago area ease in 3Q, RealtyTrac reports – Chicago Tribune

September foreclosure activity falls 27% – HousingWire




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Stephanie Sievers is Associate Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Associate Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.