In southeastern Wisconsin, foreclosures increased by 4.6 percent last month. Courts in Milwaukee, Kenosha, Racine, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, and Walworth counties received 1,018 mortgage foreclosures in January.
The amount of foreclosures filed in southeastern Wisconsin last month is 4.6 percent higher than the amount filed in January 2011. Milwaukee County had the most foreclosures in January with a total of 542. Kenosha had the most significant year-over-year increase at 24.2 percent.
Foreclosures also increased in Waukesha County from 111 last year to 123 this year. Racine, Ozaukee, Washington, and Walworth all saw a decrease in foreclosures last month.
If your home is at risk of foreclosure, contact the Milwaukee foreclosure defense lawyers of DeLadurantey Law Office, LLC at 414-377-0518 to learn more about how we can help you.