Friday, August 12, 2011

Summit County Colorado Foreclosure Statistics - July 2011

Summit County Foreclosure Update for May 2011

In May 2011, there have been 48 foreclosure actions; 27 with fee simple (100%) ownership, and 21 for timeshares. In May the Summit County Treasurer’s Office issued 21 Public Trustee’s Deeds - 14 for fee simple ownership, and 7 for timeshares.

The breakdown of the type of foreclosure actions for 2011 is as follows. There have been 131 Notice of Election and Demands which is the first step in the foreclosure process. This starts the foreclosure timeline and is not yet a sale of the property. There has been 1 Certificate of Purchase action which is where the Public Trustee offers the property at public auction. Any purchaser must pay more than the debt itself owed to the lien holder filing the foreclosure action plus any fees. The purchaser has the duty to research whether there are any other outstanding liens on the property. There have been 82 Public Trustee's Deeds in 2011. This is the stage of the process where the holder of the Certificate of Purchase obtains ownership of the entity.

In terms of property types, 72 single family homes, 55 multifamily units, 6 parcels of vacant land, 1 development, 2 commercial properties, 16 unknown actions, and 62 timeshares in Summit County had foreclosure actions filed against them so far in 2011. Eighty-six are in Breckenridge (but note, that all timeshares are in Breckenridge). Twenty-one are in Blue River, 18 in Silverthorne, and 12 in Wildernest.

In looking back at foreclosure statistics in Summit County, 2009 had 300 NED’s, and 86 Public Trustee Deeds issued. The year 2010 had 367 NED’s and 148 Public Trustee Deeds issued. In the first five months of 2011, Summit County is at 131 NED’s.

If you have any questions about short sales, bank-owned properties, or foreclosures in Summit County, Colorado, please email me at, or call me at 970-389-8388.

Amy Nakos, JD, GRI
Your Castle Summit

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