According to ATTOM Data Solutions – a real estate tracking service, there were a total of 66-thousand U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in October 2018. That is up 21% from an all-time low last month, but still down almost 5 percent when compared to a year ago.

Although foreclosure activity is down nationally, 15 states posted increased activity in October this year, including Florida; Texas; Georgia; Michigan; and Arizona.

When Ask the Contractors analyzed the data, this is what we discovered:

Sacramento, Roseville, Arden-Arcade metro, we found 217 October Foreclosure Starts. Down 4 percent Year-over-Year.

San Francisco – 209 Foreclosure Starts – down 20%

Stockton/Lodi – 20 Foreclosure Starts – down 69%

Modesto – 47 Foreclosure Starts – down 41% – Year over Year.

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