New York, NY, September 21, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate research site, released its monthly report covering first-time residential New York City foreclosures for August 2011.
Key Report Findings
* The number of new scheduled foreclosure auctions
in New York City (69) saw a 70% decrease in August 2011 compared to August 2010 (228) and a 7% decrease from July 2011 (74)
* Compared to August 2010, Queens and Staten Island foreclosure auctions
were down more than 80%. Newly scheduled foreclosure auctions also fell 40% in Brooklyn and 13% in Manhattan while Bronx foreclosures
* The number properties that received at least one lis pendens
filing in August 2011 (981) saw a 34% decrease compared to August 2010 (1,490) and a 4% decrease compared to July 2011 (1,027)
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