Welcome Back Readers. Today we are touching on a timely topic for many. Foreclosure. Timely for many, as an article about it in today’s paper was titled “Record number losing homes”. Ouch. Record number.
The article cites 2010 Lancaster County Pa Foreclosure filings as setting a new record at 1,334. This is an increase over 2009 at 1,319. But who really expected differently? With the state of the economy, I look at those numbers and am surprised they aren’t higher. That figure represents an increase of 1.21%.
That’s the new record, up 1.21%. If all we are going to do is talk statistics, that is nothing, an anomaly, barely worth a mention in the history books. In the end, statistics, nameless, faceless statistics are what these numbers become when reported this way. And therin lies the problem. Read on after the jump to find out more. Continue reading