Washtenaw County Recorded Sheriff’s Deeds Down Again for 6th Straight Month of 2012

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The number of recorded Sheriff’s Deeds are down again for the 6th straight month in 2012 for the Ann Arbor and the Washtenaw County Area.   The 74, July 2012 reported sheriff’s deeds are down 27 % over the same period in July of 2011.  Comparing the 510 recorded Sheriff’s deeds year-to-date 2012 to the 690 recorded in 2011 the sheriff deeds are down 26%.  If we compare the number year to date for 2012 for the same year-to-date period in 2010 we are doing 41% better than 2 years ago during the same reporting period.  Great news as Recorded Sheriff’s Deeds have continued to decline for the past 6 months in a row.  The positive news is – the number of recorded sheriff’s deeds continues to head back toward those  of 2006 totals.  View the chart below for full details.

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July Sheriff Deed Report

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