Where does the July 2019 Lee County Foreclosure Trends 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.

July 2019 Lee County Foreclosure Trends Report

Lis Pendens:

  • July 2019: 87 Mortgage related Lis Pendens.
  • June 2019: 83 Mortgage related Lis Pendens.
  • July 2018: 107 Mortgage related Lis Pendens.

Certificates of Title:

    • July 2019: 71 Certificates of Title were conveyed.
    • June 2019: 58 Certificates of Title were conveyed.
    • July 2018: 58 Certificates of Title were conveyed.


July 2019 Lee County Foreclosure Trends Report: Last Payment Dates on Average.

 Year Mortgage Originated Average Last payment date
2002 11/1/2018
2003 6/1/2009
2004 1/27/2018
2005 8/1/2017
2006 4/19/2018
2007 1/7/2017
2008 5/7/2018
2009 11/1/2017
2011 10/1/2018
2012 3/1/2019
2013 12/1/2018
2014 11/23/2018
2016 12/18/2018
2017 12/20/2018
2018 11/27/2018

July 2019 Lee County Foreclosure Trends Report: Average Mortgage Amount by Year Originated. 

 Year Mortgage Originated Average Complaint Amount
2002 $106,747
2003 $44,911
2004 $21,227
2005 $95,713
2006 $78,970
2007 $140,068
2008 $202,888
2009 $242,725
2010 $206,820
2011 $57,987
2013 $85,263
2014 $335,000
2015 $201,611
2016 $149,481
2018 $98,970

July 2019 Lee County Foreclosure Trends Report Vintage of Mortgages in Default.











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