Foreclosures in the first half of 2018 are far below their peak of 1.6 million in 2010, but 40% of local markets showed an uptick in foreclosure starts.
The first six months of 2018 saw 362,275 foreclosure filings, a 15% decline from the same period last year.
But 40% of local markets showed an uptick in foreclosure starts in the first half of this year. Among the 88 of the 219 metro areas analyzed that showed an increase in foreclosure activity were Minneapolis-St. Paul (up 50%), Houston (up 25%), Detroit (up 23%), Dallas-Fort Worth (up 17%) and Las Vegas (up 7%).
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