In one month, a 22 percent decrease in foreclosures in the 13-county metro area was reported by Alpharetta-based Equity Depot. However, in this last year, there were 97,339 notices—almost a 50 percent jump from last year's record of 79,484, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Five other months this year had more notices than October, Equity Depot data shows. Those foreclosures listed in October will go on auction in November.—JG

Essence.com
Oct, 14, 2009

In one month, a 22 percent decrease in foreclosures in the 13-county metro area was reported by Alpharetta-based Equity Depot. However, in this last year, there were 97,339 notices—almost a 50 percent jump from last year's record of 79,484, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Five other months this year had more notices than October, Equity Depot data shows. Those foreclosures listed in October will go on auction in November.—JG

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