Foreclosures Up, Economy Down

Foreclosures rise steeply in the third quarter of 2008.

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  • 1 in 452: U.S. houses received foreclosure filings in October 2008
  • 76 percent: Increase in the number of houses in foreclosure from last year
  • 5.17 percent: Portion of mortgages considered delinquent in the third quarter of 2008
  • 2.95 percent: Portion of mortgages considered delinquent in the third quarter of 2007
  • 1.35 million: Number of homes in foreclosure in the third quarter of 2008

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Sources: RealtyTrac, National Delinquency Survey, CNN