February 2019

BRISTOL FORECLOSURES CONTINUE TO RISE IN 3RD QUARTER OF 2018

Newly started foreclosures rose from 47 in the third quarter of 2016, 48 in the third quarter of 2017, to 64 in the third quarter of 2018- an increase of over 33%. With 47 new foreclosures, the Bristol, CT foreclosure rate is the highest in 3 years. With one Bristol home lost to foreclosure every two days, Bristol homeowners need experienced legal representation. In fact, median home values are down 1.7% over the past 5 years.

BRANFORD, CT HOMES LOST TO FORECLOSURE HIGHEST IN 5 YEARS – Q3 2018

New Foreclosure Rates Fall; Lost Homes Hit Record Highs

The number of Branford, CT homes lost to foreclosure has increased dramatically from the third quarter the last five years as 23 homes were lost to foreclosure a 130% increase from the previous 3rd quarter- the highest rate in the past 5 years. The third quarter of 2018 saw more than twice the amount of lost homes as the third quarter of 2014 with 23 homes lost in 2018 and 11 homes lost in 2014- a 109% increase in just 5 years.

ANSONIA FORECLOSURE RATES FALL WHILE LOST HOMES RATES INCREASE

Lost Homes Rate in Ansonia, CT Q3 increases 25% in One Year

Hardworking Ansonia homeowners are losing homes at an alarming rate. Ansonia saw 16 new foreclosures and 15 lost homes. Despite nearly ten years of available foreclosure mediation, Ansonia foreclosure rates were the second highest in the past five years with 16 homes lost in just 90 days. Third quarter Ansonia new foreclosure rates were the highest in the past 4 years with 16 new foreclosures.

NEW HAVEN NEW FORECLOSURES DOWN WHILE RATE OF LOST HOMES INCREASES IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2018

New Haven, CT second quarter 2018 new foreclosure rates have fallen by 53% compared to the same period in 2017. In 2015, only 49% of homes that went into foreclosure were eventually lost. While in 2018, 76% of homes that went into foreclosure were lost. While the number of new foreclosures has been reduced from 2017, the percentage of homes lost to foreclosure has increased significantly.

NAUGATUCK, CT HOMES LOST TO FORECLOSURES INCREASE WHILE NEW FORECLOSURES DOWN 2nd QUARTER 2018

NAUGATUCK, CT HOMES LOST TO FORECLOSURE UP WHILE NEW FORECLOSURES DECREASE

The 2nd quarter of 2018 saw 23 new Naugatuck, CT foreclosures- a decrease of 23% from the 2nd quarter of 2017. Unfortunately, 24 Naugatuck homeowners lost their homes to foreclosure during the 2nd quarter of 2018- a 14% increase from the 2nd quarter of 2017. Although the number of new foreclosures has decreased in the past year, the number of Naugatuck homes lost to foreclosure has increased by 14%.

CREDIT CARD DEBT AND THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN – MIDDLE CLASS REALITY 2/14/19

Shutdown government workers show the critical need for every paycheck in order to survive the monthly battles that are the financial reality for all too many Americans

With the longest shutdown in government history and the threat of another government shutdown looming large, Americans throughout the country were shocked and surprised to see how one or two missed paychecks could put hundreds of thousands on the breadlines throughout America. No one should have been shocked or surprised.

SECOND QUARTER 2018 MILFORD, CT FORECLOSURE RATES

New foreclosures in Milford, CT fell by more than 22%, and homes lost to foreclosure fell by 20% as compared to the second quarter of 2017. Unfortunately, Milford home values decreased by 1.8% during the 90 day period.

Foreclosure mediation continues to fail homeowners by encouraging self-representation by homeowners. Mediators push you to have no counsel and go it on your own while every bank has attorneys that are specialized in taking your home. Get someone to work for you. Without a lawyer, you will likely lose your home.

FORECLOSURES INCREASE SECOND QUARTER 2018 IN MIDDLETOWN, CT

Middletown foreclosure rates hit 5 year high in Second Quarter 2018

Foreclosure rates in Middletown, CT showed an alarming increase in both newly foreclosures and homes lost to foreclosure. Middletown homeowners saw 71 foreclosures started – an increase of more than 18% in five years. Even more alarming, 25 Middletown homes were lost to foreclosure in the 2nd quarter of 2018 for an increase of 177% over last year’s 2nd quarter where 9 Middletown homes were lost.

MANCHESTER 2ND QUARTER 2018 FORECLOSURE RATES DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY FROM 2014

Manchester Foreclosure Defense and Foreclosure Mediation

Newly started foreclosures in Manchester, CT dropped from 61 in the second quarter of 2014 to 38 new foreclosures in the second quarter of 2018 – a decrease of 37% in five years. However, homes lost to foreclosure only dropped from 30 in the second quarter five years ago to 28 in the second quarter of 2018 – a drop of less than 7% in the past five years.

HARTFORD SECOND QUARTER 2018 NEW FORECLOSURES FALL BUT HOMES LOST REMAINS HIGH

Hartford, CT Homes Lost to Foreclosure Remains High in the 2nd Quarter of 2018

Newly started foreclosures have fallen by more than half from the second quarter of 2018 while the number of homes lost to foreclosure was nearly identical.

The 2nd quarter 2017 had 185 new foreclosures and 71 lost homes while the same quarter of 2018 had just 89 new foreclosures and 63 lost homes. Although the number of new foreclosures appears to be falling, the number of Hartford homes lost has stayed steady & high.

FAIRFIELD, CT FORECLOSURE DEFENSE AND FORECLOSURE MEDIATION

Second Quarter 2018 Foreclosure Rates Increase

Newly started Fairfield, CT foreclosures increased to 31 in the second quarter of 2018. Newly started foreclosures are the second highest in five years. With more than one every three days, new foreclosures in Fairfield have increased by almost 25% in one year. Homes lost to foreclosure increased from 21 in the second quarter of 2017 to 28 in the second quarter of 2018 -a 33% increase in just one year. This is the highest rate of lost homes in the past 5 years.