Atlanta Foreclosure Report: February 2010
In February foreclosure notices skyrocketed 27 percent erasing the memory of declines reported in January. A total of 10,357 notices were published this month compared with 8,181 last month.
The most recent report by Equity Depot also reveals a 34 percent year-over-year (YoY) increase with 7,701 published foreclosures notice in Februray 2009.
What's striking is there is no marked difference in foreclosure rates relative to price range or geography.
It's seems this recession doesn't discriminate.Gwinnett topped the charts this month with 2,163 foreclosures, Fulton came in close second with 2,008 and DeKalb County rounded out the top 3 with 1,511.
February foreclosures notices are scheduled for auction the 1st Tuesday in March.