"Definitely, things are much improved," Trustee
Through the first half of 2014, foreclosure notices totaled 1,009, a 3.8 percent decline from the same period last year.
That's an about-face from the first quarter of 2014, when foreclosure notices were running 6.4 percent ahead of the same period in 2013.
While foreclosure activity has slowed of late, Mowle said he's on alert for a potential uptick later this year. At the start of 2014, a federally required six-month waiting period was put in place that delayed foreclosures for certain types of loans, Mowle said. The expiration of that delay period could mean more foreclosures.
Mowle also said more foreclosures might be in the offing once new law firms resume the filing of foreclosure paperwork that had been handled by two
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