Foreclosure activity in Bay Area continues to slow down

RealtyTrac's data finds national foreclosure rates have fallen for the eighth consecutive month
  • RealtyTrac reported foreclosure activity is below 2006 levels throughout the nation, but 18 states are still posting gains.
  • All San Francsico Bay Area counties posted decreases in foreclosure activity on a monthly and annual basis.
  • The biggest fall was reported in Marin County, where foreclosure rates fell 91.84 percent annually and 60 percent monthly.

A sure-fire sign of an improving real estate market is the fall of foreclosure activity, and luckily those trends are down throughout the nation for the eighth consecutive month, according to RealtyTrac’s newly released data.