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County foreclosure sales dropping, but not as fast as state

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Foreclosure sales at auction were down 9.9 percent in Colorado Springs during the third quarter of 2012, according to a state report. While a significant year-over-year improvement, the 9.9 percent doesn’t keep up with the state average, where foreclosure sales at auction dropped 23.6 percent year over year. An new foreclosure filings in El Paso […]

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Foreclosure activity drops in El Paso County, state

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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Foreclosure activity dropped 13.3 percent from the same time last year in El Paso County in April. In metro counties across Colorado, foreclosure filings rose 7.3 percent from April of 2011, but foreclosure sales at auction dropped 36.2 percent. “March and April tend to be the high points for the year when it comes to […]

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Apartment vacancies drop to lowest levels in a decade

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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It’s getting harder to find an apartment in Colorado Springs. Vacancy rates for the metro area fell to 5.8 percent during the first quarter, the lowest since 2001, and a 15.7 percent drop from the same time period in 2010. More people moved into apartments in the first quarter of 2011 than in the last […]

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Gloomy census and FHFA data weighs on housing market

Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Seperate reports released yesterday by the US Census Bureau and the Federal Housing Finance Agency do not bode well for the local housing market. According to this FHFA report, housing prices continued on a downward trend, falling 0.3 percent from December to January. For the 12 months ending in January, prices fell 3.9 percent to […]

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Foreclosure filings in freefall due to “robo-signing” scale-back

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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The Colorado Division of Housing reported a 26 percent drop from January to February in new foreclosure filings for the state’s metropolitan counties – but it’s not time to call the end of the foreclosure crisis just yet. The reduction is likely the result of mortgage servicers processing foreclosures at a slower pace due to the ongoing fallout from the “robo-signing” controversy. “There […]

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Colorado foreclosures: Where does El Paso County rank?

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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The Colorado Division of Housing closed the books on 2010 last night, and the final statewide foreclosure numbers aren’t pretty. In 2010 there were 42,692 new forclosure filings in Colorado, which is the second highest on record behind the 46,394 filings in 2009. Foreclosure sales at auction, the event that completes the foreclosure process, were also […]

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