New York, NY, February 11, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate data site, today released its monthly report covering first-time residential foreclosures in Los Angeles, Miami, Seattle and New York City for January 2009.
(Note: This report covers January 09 in aggregate. To view individual foreclosure listings in an area, go to www.propertyshark.com/mason/Foreclosures)
Key Report Findings
· New foreclosures in Los Angeles down 49% from December 2008 and down 33% from January 2008: New foreclosures in Los Angeles recorded a significant decrease in January 2009 (2,605), down 49% compared to December 2008 (5,104) and down 33% compared to January 2008 (3,881).
· New foreclosures in Miami, up 58% from December 2008, reaching a two-year peak in January 2009: The number of new foreclosures reached a two-year peak in Miami in January 2009, with the current number (1,188) 49% higher than one year ago (795). Compared to the previous month (750), the number of new foreclosures increased by 58%.
· New York City foreclosures up 64% from December 2008 and up 5% from January 2008: New foreclosures in New York City (all five boroughs) increased 64% from December 2008 (170) and were up 5% from January 2008 (266).
· New foreclosures in Seattle (104) spiked 300% from December 2008: There were 104 new foreclosures in Seattle in January 2009. The current number was up 300% from December 2008, but was down 42% compared to January 2008.
Real estate investors can browse current foreclosure listings for the following areas:Los Angeles Foreclosures
New Jersey Foreclosures
San Francisco Foreclosures
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