During April 2013, foreclosure filings were down, year over year, and foreclosure filings remained near 7-year lows. Foreclosure sales at auction remained near 5-year lows.
April 2013 foreclosure filings were down 40.2 percent from April 2012, dropping from 2,064 to 1,234, year over year.
April 2013 foreclosure sales (completed foreclosures) were down compared to April 2012 with a decrease of 24.9 percent, dropping from 1,024 to 769.
For the first four months of the year combined, foreclosure filings were down 41.5 percent in 2013 compared to the same period last year. There were 8,384 foreclosure filings during the first four months of 2012 and 4,903 during the same period this year.
Foreclosure auction sales were down 30.3 percent comparing the first four months of 2013 to the same period last year. There were 4,387 foreclosure sales during the first four months of last year and 3,057 during the same period this year.
Filings rose 17.2 percent from March 2013 to April 2013, and auction sales were up 21.5 percent over the same period.
Mesa Countyreported the highest foreclosure rate during April, while reported the lowest rate. (See Table 7.) Larimer County