Comparing year-over-year from 2009 to 2010, foreclosure filings in December decreased 21.3 percent with totals falling from 3,674 to 2,893.
December 2010 foreclosure sales (completed foreclosures) were down compared to December 2009 with a decrease of 19.2 percent from 1,661 to 1,342.
Year-to-date (January through December) this year, foreclosure filings increased 9.6 percent compared to the same period last year, and foreclosure sales increased 5.6 percent.
Foreclosure filings increased slightly from November to December with filings falling 1.3 percent, while foreclosure sales at auction rose 12.3 percent during the same period.
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