Mortgage default notices rose by over 20% Y/Y in several states in January, including...

|By:, SA News Editor
Mortgage default notices rose by over 20% Y/Y in several states in January, including Connecticut, Massachusetts and Florida, indicating that the 2011 freeze in repossessions - which was due to the robo-signings scandal - is beginning to thaw. The overall number of U.S. properties with foreclosure filings fell 19%.