Taken from Forbes
By J.W. ELPHINSTONE
NEW YORK –
The number of households facing the foreclosure process more than doubled in the second quarter compared to a year ago, according to data released Friday.
Nationwide, 739,714 homes received at least one foreclosure-related notice during the quarter, or one in every 171 U.S. households, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac Inc. said. That’s up 121 percent from the second quarter of 2007.