Friday, May 23, 2008

Live and Learn

When I should be thinking about laying on a beach chair by the pool, I'm instead trolling through the Recorder of Deeds database to see if I can discover the number of foreclosure actions in the District. Turns out you can.

My database excursion was prompted by someone who wanted to know how to determine whether a particular property is going into foreclosure. I did a search on "Notice Foreclosure Sale" for April 2008 and discovered that 250 notices had been filed.

That's compared to 59 in April 2007.

Have a great Memorial Day!

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