Maine Real Estate 2008 – Foreclosures On The Increase

In an article by MaineBiz.biz, Foreclosure filings in Maine increased 178% in April over the same month last year, according to data released today by RealtyTrac, a California-based firm that tracks the U.S. foreclosure market.

In April, there were 314 foreclosure filings in Maine, up 60% from March and 178% from April 2007, according to the press release.

Nationally, April saw a 4% increase from the previous month and a nearly 65% increase from April 2007. One in every 519 U.S. households received a foreclosure filing during the month.

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