Foreclosure rate declines nationally, but goes up in Phila. region

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Foreclosure filings in the first half of 2016 decreased by 11 percent from the same period last year and 20 percent from the second half of 2015, according to RealtyTrac, an Irvine, Calif.-based company that produces housing data. But in the Philadelphia region, filings increased by 7 percent — second only to Boston (38 percent) among the 20 largest metro areas.