Home foreclosures in the Tacoma and Lakewood area decreased 0.53 percent in November compared with November 2014.
The data analytics firm CoreLogic reported Friday that the rate of foreclosures in the area fell to 1.17 percent from 2.21 percent the year before.
The mortgage delinquency rate also fell, Corelogic reported, from 5.61 percent a year before to 4 percent in November. The figures relate to mortgages 90 days or more delinquent.
Throughout Washington, the November delinquency figure of 2.41 percent was down 1.02 percent from 2014, and the 1.0 percent foreclosure rate was down 0.31 percent.
Foreclosure and delinquency rates nationwide also fell in November, with foreclosures at 1.17 percent, down 0.32 percent; and 90-day delinquencies at 3.25 percent, down 0.89 percent.
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