Dane County foreclosures decreased in August. August was only the second month this year to register a year-over-year decrease in filings. August foreclosure filings decreased by 14.5% from the number of filings registered in August of 2011, according to data maintained by the Wisconsin Circuit Court. A total of 106 new foreclosures were filed in August compared to 124 filings a year ago.
The graph below shows foreclosures in August were very comparable to the foreclosure total from August of 2008, and well below the foreclosure total from the previous three years.
Foreclosures in 2012 are currently ahead of last year’s by pace by 7.9%.