Just in from real-estate data firm First American CoreLogic: This handy map of the greater Houston area, showing foreclosure rates by Zip Code. And yes, compared to this time last year, the numbers are still up:
. . . the rate of foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans is 1.20 percent for the month of July, an increase of 0.30 percentage points compared to July of 2008 when the rate was 0.80 percent. . . . Foreclosure activity in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is lower than the national foreclosure rate which was 2.80 for July 2009, representing a 1.60 percentage point difference.
Also in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, the mortgage delinquency rate has increased. According to First American CoreLogic preview data for July 2009, 4.80 percent of mortgage loans were 90 days or more delinquent compared to 3.30 percent for the same period last year, representing an increase of 1.60 percentage points.
- Foreclosure Rates in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Increase [First American CoreLogic]
- July 2009 Foreclosure Rate by ZIP Code Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX [First American CoreLogic]