Where does the March 2019 Lee County Foreclosure Report come from?

We download from public records and trend with Microsoft Excel. We have been doing this since 2007. This report has value because it is a leading indicator of bank-owned homes coming to market.

Compiled and analyzed by Jeff Tumbarello.

March 2019 Lee County Florida foreclosure report: Trends at a glance.

Lis Pendens Filings:

  • March 2019: 93 Mortgage related Lis Pendens.
  • February 2019: 103 Mortgage related Lis Pendens.
  • March 2018: 82 Mortgage related Lis Pendens.

Certificates of Title Conveyed:

  • March 2019: 48 Certificates of Title were conveyed.
  • February 2019: 40 Certificates of Title were conveyed.
  • March 2018: 53 Certificates of Title were conveyed.

March 2019 Lee County Florida Foreclosure Report counts of year orginated

March 2019 Lee County Florida foreclosure report: When was the last payment made?

 Year Mortgage Originated Average Last payment date
2001 5/6/2016
2002 6/25/2018
2003 5/26/2018
2004 12/21/2015
2005 6/14/2015
2006 8/9/2014
2007 10/21/2015
2008 8/16/2018
2009 8/4/2018
2010 9/1/2018
2011 2/9/2018
2012 8/16/2015
2013 0
2014 5/1/2014
2015 9/30/2017
2016 6/3/2018
2017 8/7/2018
2018 7/20/2018

Some thoughts on the metrics of the March 2019 Lee County Florida foreclosure report.

  • 10 of the foreclosure filings appear to be a result of the Bertram Versus US bank decision due to the date of the last payment.
  • The lack of Certificate of Title Growth in relation to the Lis Pendens filings shows that the market has improved to the point if you go into default. You can trade out.
  • If the market is correcting, the distressed market will not be the primary driver.
  • The current filings appear to be the following factors.
    • Old Modifications that are now going bad. (2005-2007)
    • New Low money down builder transactions. (2016-2018)
    • “Normal” Distressed Situations.
    • Probates where a mortgage was involved. (Primarily the 2005-2007 Vintage)

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