Foreclosures are down in the Greenville MSA (Greenville, Pickens, and Laruens counties) 35.78 percent in July compared to the same month last year.  According to RealtyTrac, which tracks foreclosures, one in 714 homes were foreclosed in Greenville last month.  That compares to one in 1,001 homes in the nation, and one in 785 homes in South Carolina.

Statewide, foreclosures are down 28 percent, and nationally they are down 32 percent.  Foreclosures dropped about two percent in Spartanburg, and about 3 percent in Anderson.

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