Newark, NJ, August 21, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate data site, today released its monthly report covering first-time residential foreclosures in New Jersey for July 2009.
Key Report Findings
· There were 1,041 new foreclosures scheduled for auction in New Jersey in July 2009. This is almost equal to June 2009 (1,036) and 6% lower than in July 2008 (1,107).
· Essex County had the highest number of scheduled foreclosures in July 2009, while Atlantic County had the highest foreclosure rate.
o There were 152 new foreclosures in Essex County in July 2009, 96 in Middlesex County, 94 in Ocean County and 79 in Union County.
o Atlantic County had the highest rate of foreclosures per household, with one in every 1,418 homes scheduled for auction in July 2009.
· Newark, Paterson and Trenton were the cities with the most new foreclosures in July 2009. Newark topped the list with 71 new foreclosures, followed by Paterson with 37 new foreclosures, and 34 in Trenton.
The full New Jersey July 2009 Foreclosure Report can be downloaded at www.propertyshark.com/mason/BlogCenter/marketreports.html
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