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El Paso Home Foreclosure Filings Drop

June 18, 2013

The number of El Paso homes with foreclosure filings declined 51 percent in May compared to a year ago, new data show.

El Paso had 57 homes in some stage of foreclosure in May -- 61 fewer than in May 2012, RealtyTrac reported.

The home foreclosure filings include default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions.

In Texas, the number of homes with foreclosure filings decreased 52 percent from a year ago to 5,490 homes.

In the United States, 148,054 homes were in some stage of foreclosure in May -- down 28 percent from the same period a year ago.

Source: (c)2013 the El Paso Times (El Paso, Texas) Distributed by MCT Information Services

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