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Lenders foreclosed on 210,941 U.S. properties in January. That's a 3 percent increase from the previous month but still down ...
19 percent from January 2011. (Feb. 16)
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[Location - Date:]Los Angeles, Calif.[Source:]AP Television[VO:][VOICE-OVER]TRACK#1 FORECLOSURE ACTIVITY IS ONCE AGAIN ON THE RISE. THE LATEST FIGURES FROM REALTY TRAC INDICATE A SLIGHT INCREASE IN DEFAULT NOTICES, SCHEDULED AUCTIONS AND BANK REPOSSESSIONS IN JANUARY.[SOT/](Daren Blomquist,Realty Trac )("We're seeing a modest increase in foreclosure activity from December to January. Three percent. ")WHILE 3% IS ONLY A SMALL SPIKE, IT'S STILL DOWN 19% FROM ONE YEAR AGO. BUT ONE IN EVERY 624 US HOUSEHOLDS RECEIVED SOME FORM OF FORECLOSURE FILING DURING THE MONTH.AND SOME STATES - FLORIDA ILLINOIS INDIANA AND PENNSYLVANIA - INCREASED ON AN ANNUAL BASIS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN A YEAR.[SOT/](Daren Blomquist,Realty Trac )("We're still what we believe in an artificially low level in terms of foreclosure activity. However we are seeing signs that the logjam of foreclosures that's been created by the robo-signing controversy is breaking up. ")BLOMQUIST (BLOOM-KWIST)EXPECTS THE RECENT SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND MAJOR BANKS IN REGARDS TO QUESTIONABLE FORECLOSURE PRACTICES TO ACCELERATE THE FORECLOSURE RATE IN THE MONTHS AHEAD.[SOT/](Daren Blomquist,Realty Trac )(" part of the settlement is laying out a clear set of guidelines for how lenders can properly foreclose. And that's what those lenders have been waiting for. And now that we have that we believe they're going to push through some of those delayed foreclosures and we should see an uptick over the next few months."AND WHILE THAT MAY SOUND LIKE A BAD THING FOR MANY HOMEOWNERS, IT IS. BUT GETTING THE BAD LOANS OFF THE BOOKS IS A REQUIREMENT FOR RETURNING THE BROADER HOUSING MARKET BACK TO ONE THAT'S CONSIDERED HEALTHY. [SIGOUT/REPORTER, LOCATION, ASSOCIATED PRESS](****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: -------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: ---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: -----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: ----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: ----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): --------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: