New York, NY, May 26, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate research site, released its monthly report covering first-time residential New York City foreclosures for April 2011.
Key Report Findings
* The number of new scheduled foreclosure auctions in NYC (93) registered a 65% decrease in April 2011 compared to April 2010 (265), and a 12% decrease compared to March 2011 (106).
* Compared to March 2011, Brooklyn foreclosures
were down 54% and the number of new Staten Island foreclosures decreased 20%. Manhattan foreclosures were up 4%, Queens foreclosures
saw a 3% increase (34) and the number of newly scheduled Bronx foreclosures
remained level (19).
* The number of properties that received at least one lis pendens filing in April 2011 (981) saw a 23% decrease compared to April 2010 (1,271) and a slight decrease of 1% compared to March 2011 (988).
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