Otsego County's Current Foreclosure Inventory For Sale - 3/30/11

Here's our local MLS's current inventory of residential foreclosures (1) in Otsego County.



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Earlier this morning Mike Reling's morning radio show on Eagle 101.5 I heard the question asked regarding the volume of foreclosures relative to the total inventory of homes being marketed.  I can answer that! 

Currently 9% of residential properties being marketed for sale in Otsego County through the MLS are categorized as foreclosures - 33 listings out of 374 active listings. (2, 3) 

However a disproprotionately high number of foreclosures sell though still far from a majority.  In 2010 108 foreclosed residential properties were sold through the MLS in Otsego County.  That's 37% of all the residential properties which sold in 2010, which was 295 sales




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1)  The above embedded links are valid until 4/30/2011.

 2)  Inventory counts are reflective at time this blog post was published; the linked reports will report inventory real-time so qty. will change as status of listings change over time.  E.g., if three new foreclosure listings are added by tomorrow at this time and you click one of the inventory links tomorrow at this time, the count will be three more than I report here assuming all other factors remain static.

3)  Disclaimer:  There is no field titled "foreclosures" in our MLS database.  Instead Realtors glean foreclosures from two Seller type categories and possibly a third:  Repossession and Bankruptcy.  Some Realtors may list foreclosures with the seller categorized as 'Corporation'.  As of the date of this blog post, all three active listings categorized as 'Corporation' appear to reflect properties owned by corporations relocating the previous owners; so I choose to not report this category as foreclosures.  That might lead to under-reporting of foreclosure inventory and sales.

1 Comment

  1. Bill Martella 03/31/2011 at 10:05 AM

    Great points Mike. Thanks for the update.

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