RealtyTrac: Atlanta Foreclosure Filings Down 30% in December

by Peter Thomas Ricci

Atlanta continues to make progress with its foreclosure markets, according to new analysis by RealtyTrac.


In December, foreclosure filings in Atlanta were up 13 percent from November but down 30 percent year-over-year, according to the latest numbers from RealtyTrac.

Also, REO sales were up 21 percent from October to November and 5 percent from Nov. 2012, as Atlanta continues to work its way through the few remaining foreclosure on the market; currently, there are 4,571 homes in Atlanta at some stage of foreclosure.

How did our local market, though, compare with the nation’s foreclosure market? See our graphic below for some of the main takeaways from RealtyTrac’s end-of-the-year analysis:

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