Chicago Foreclosure Trends for December 2014

In December, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Chicago, IL was 48% higher than the previous month and 9% lower than the same time last year, according to

Chicago Foreclosure Activity

In December, the number of Auctions increased 109.1% from the previous month and 23.2% from the previous year. Bank-owned properties increased 2.4% from the previous month and decreased 32.0% from the previous year. Pre-foreclosures increased 9.9% from the previous month and dropped 32.2% from the previous year.

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Chicago Foreclosure Geographical Comparison

Chicago foreclosures were 0.07% higher than national statistics, 0.01% higher than Illinois figures, and 0.04% lower than Cook County numbers in December.

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Chicago Foreclosure Status

The current distribution of foreclosures based on the number of active foreclosure homes in Chicago.

In December, Pre-foreclosures accounted for 25.2% of the foreclosures activity, Auctions accounted for 56.9%, and Bank-owned properties 17.9%.

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