Illinois foreclosure activity dips 6% in August - FOX 32 News Chicago

Ill. foreclosure activity dips 6% in August

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CHICAGO (Associated Press) -

Illinois home foreclosure activity fell 6% in August compared to July, and has fallen almost 60% in the last year.

A report released Thursday by Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac shows Illinois with 7,289 foreclosure filings in August. That represents a rate of 1 in every 725 housing units - the eighth-highest in the nation.

Filings include default notices, auction-sale notices and bank repossessions.

Nevada had the highest foreclosure rate in August - one in every 359 housing units. Other states with foreclosure rates worse than Illinois were Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio and Utah.

Nationally, the foreclosure rate in August was almost 2% lower than in July and 34% lower than August of 2012.

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