100 sheriff’s deeds were filed with the Cuyahoga County Recorder’s Office last week (December 31 through January 4).
New Year’s Eve and January 2 had minimal filings, but by Thursday the lenders’ lawyers were getting back to business.
Here’s who filed five or more:
US Bank (15)
Deutsche Bank (14)
Wells Fargo (10)
Department of HUD (7)
Federal National Mortgage Assn (6)
Bank of New York (5)
Also last week:
On New Year’s Eve, the last day of a very bad year, 135 foreclosed homes were added to 2007’s “sold at auction” total by the County Sheriff; and
(If you’re looking for straws in the wind, 164 new foreclosures in the first three business days of 2008 is just six fewer than were filed in the same three days of 2007.)