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Foreclosure Rate in St. Louis Increases

Dennis Norman

Dennis Norman

By Dennis Norman

Foreclosure rates in St. Louis increased for the month of August over the same period last year according to a report released today by First American CoreLogic. The report showed the St. Louis metro area to have a foreclosure rate of 1.24 percent in August, up just slightly from July’s rate of 1.20 percent, but up over 63 percent from a year ago when the rate was 0.76 percent.

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As bad as the foreclosure rate for St. Louis sounds we are still doing better than the national rate of 2.86 percent for August.  The state of Missouri had a foreclosure rate of 1.16 percent for August, up a whopping 84 percent from a year ago.
It doesn’t appear the rate of foreclosures is going to slow down anytime soon as mortgage delinquency rates rose again in August.  In St. Louis 4.64 percent of borrowers were 90 days or more delinquent on their mortgage in August, up 47.6 percent from a year ago.  The 90 day mortgage delinquency rate for the state of Missouri in August was 4.44 percent, up almost 50 percent from a year ago, and for the US the rate was 7.10 percent, up 70 percent from a year ago.
St Louis Mortgage Delinquencies August 2009
St Louis Foreclosure Map for August 2009
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2 comments to Foreclosure Rate in St. Louis Increases

  • […] St Louis Foreclosure Rate Increase 63% From A Year Ago CoreLogic released a report yesterday showing the foreclosure rate in St. Louis for August was 1.24%, a 63% increase from the 0.76% rate in August, 2008…Not encouraging…Similarly bad news about borrowers that are 90+ days or more delinquent on home mortgages…In August the St. Louis rate went to 4.64%, a 47.6^ increase from a year ago…I included complete details and charts in a post I did at: Foreclosure Rate in St. Louis Increases | St Louis Real Estate News […]

  • Farmintoeat

    Where are the City and County officials? In Ballwin our subdivision alone has 17 forclosures. The subdivision behind us one whole street or 7 out of 9 houses have been forclosed on. No home preservation programs. No moratorium. Our house value has dropped over 30% since a year ago. The eeary silence is deafening. Get off your azz Mayor and others and do something.

    Ballwin is way to worried about an artist and his art to handle the forclosure crisis.