Hempstead, NY, March 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate data site, today released its monthly report covering first-time residential foreclosures in Long Island (Suffolk County foreclosures, Nassau County foreclosures) for February 2009.
(Note: This report covers February 09 in aggregate. To view individual Long Island foreclosure listings scheduled for auction this week, go to www.propertyshark.com/mason/Foreclosures
Key Findings (Request report for details and charts):
New foreclosures in Long Island totaled 324 in February 2009, increasing 26% over January 2009 (257) and 69% over February 2008 (192).
There were 220 new foreclosures in Nassau County in February 2009, which is up 26% from January 2009 (174) and 168% higher than in February 2008 (82).
With 104 new foreclosures in February 2009, Suffolk County saw a 25% increase over January 2009, but a 5% decrease compared to February 2008.
Long Island Lis Pendens filed in January 2009 (500) increased 74% over December 2008 (288), but Lis Pendens filings dropped 58% when compared to January 2008.
Nassau County Overview:
There were 220 new foreclosures in Nassau County in February 2009, which is a 26% increase over January 2009 (174) and a 168% increase over February 2008 (82).
Suffolk County Overview:
There were 104 new foreclosures in Suffolk County in February 2009, which is up 25% over January 2009, but down 5% from February 2008.
The full Long Island February 2009 Foreclosure Report can be downloaded at http://www.propertyshark.com/mason/BlogCenter/marketreports.html.
Investors can browse current foreclosure listings on PropertyShark.com in the following areas:
Long Island Foreclosures
Los Angeles Foreclosures
New Jersey Foreclosures
San Francisco Foreclosures
Press may request a copy of the report by contacting Brian Scully at 718.408.4985.
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