This week ATTOM Data Solutions released its February 2019 foreclosure activity datasets, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 54,783 U.S. properties in February 2019, down 3 percent from the previous month and down 11 percent from a year ago – 8th consecutive annual decrease in foreclosure activity.
In keeping with ATTOM Data’s figures Friday posts and doing a bit of a deeper dive with the data, we wanted to uncover those top 10 states whose foreclosure activity is among the highest in the nation.
Topping the list is New Jersey with a foreclosure rate of 1 in every 1,006 housing units receiving a foreclosure filing in February 2019. Followed by Delaware (1 in every 1,008 housing units); Maryland (1 in every 1,193 housing units); Florida (1 in every 1,365 housing units); Illinois (1 in every 1,465 housing units); South Carolina (1 in every 1,615 housing units); Connecticut (1 in every 1,801 housing units); Ohio (1 in every 1,918 housing units); Nevada (1 in every 2,041 housing units); and rounding out the top 10 is Pennsylvania with 1 in every 2,205 housing units receiving a foreclosure filing in February 2019.
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