9 States With Lowest Foreclosure Inventories

February 6, 2014

The foreclosure picture is improving across the country. Completed foreclosures fell in December by 14 percent compared to a year earlier, according to new data by CoreLogic. What’s more, the national foreclosure inventory dropped 31 percent year-over-year in December, the 12th consecutive month of declines.

Thirty-six states now have foreclosure inventories that are below the national rate. Here are nine states with the lowest foreclosure inventories in the country, all of which are less than 0.7 percent:

  1. Wyoming
  2. Alaska
  3. North Dakota
  4. Nebraska
  5. Colorado
  6. California
  7. Minnesota
  8. Montana
  9. South Dakota

On the other hand, Florida, New Jersey, and New York have the highest foreclosure inventories, according to CoreLogic.

Source: “Top 12 States With Healthiest Foreclosure Markets,” USA Today (Feb. 2, 2014)

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