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U.S: Struggling homeowners turned to short sales in 2012

Posted on 01 March 2013

Struggling homeowners increasingly turned to short sales to get out from under mortgage debt last year. There were nearly three times as many short sales as there were sales of foreclosed homes in 2012, according to RealtyTrac. Foreclosures accounted for 11% of all sales, down from 13% a year before. Meanwhile, short sales rose 5% year-over-year, accounting for 32% of all home deals.
“We’re seeing fewer of the most disruptive sales, the [bank-owned foreclosures], hitting the market but there are still a lot of distressed property sales,” said Daren Blomquist, spokesman for RealtyTrac. “They’re shifting to short sales, though.”……………………………………….Full Article: Source


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