Foreclosures Increase Over 80-percent in 2008

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings, one of the largest foreclosure listings providers, reports a total of 3,108,364 foreclosure filings in 2008 – auction sale notices, bank repossessions, and default notices – 1,275,791 U.S. Properties over the course of the year; an 82-percent increase in all properties from 2007, and a 240-percent increase in the total number of properties from 2006.