Foreclosures, 2008-2012

This chart shows the total number of foreclosures in the U.S. over the past five years. Among other things, it illustrates why looking at weekly foreclosure numbers isn’t helpful — there are ups and downs all the time; you need to look at all the overall picture.

Click to enlarge, or go play with the interactive version over at Bloomberg.

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About Andrew Kantor

Andrew is VAR's editor and information manager, and -- lessee now -- a former reporter for the Roanoke Times, former technology columnist for USA Today, and a former magazine editor for a bunch of places. He hails from New York with stops in Connecticut, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Roanoke.
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