Dane County foreclosures decreased for the 8th month out of the last 9, and the 12th month out of the last 15. A total of 124 foreclosures were filed in August, a decrease of 19% from the 153 foreclosures filed in August of 2010. The graph below shows the monthly foreclosure filings dating back to January of 2005.
Foreclosures remain high by historical standards. This graph shows the number of Dane County foreclosures filed in every August dating back to 2004. The 124 foreclosures filed in August of 2011 were up 276% from the 33 foreclosures filed in August of 2004.