The number of foreclosures filings in Southeastern Wisconsin fell to the lowest level in six years, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The newspaper reported that there were 720 mortgage foreclosures filings in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties in January.
Economists tell the paper that this demonstrates a recovering housing market and economy.
In Ozaukee County, foreclosure filings decreased from January 2012 to 13 from 19, or 31.6%.
Other counties drops:
- Kenosha: 13.3%
- Milwaukee: 34.5%
- Racine: 18.6%
- Walworth: 19.7%
- Washington: 41.7%
- Waukesha: 30.1%.
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