Home Foreclosures up 57%, repos double

Bloomberg reports:

U.S. foreclosure filings jumped 57 percent and bank repossessions more than doubled in March from a year earlier as adjustable mortgages increased and more owners lost their homes to lenders.

and another statement:

We're not near the bottom of this at all, said Kenneth Rosen, chairman of Rosen Real Estate Securities LLC, a hedge fund in Berkeley, California and chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate at the University of California at Berkeley. The foreclosure process will accelerate throughout the year

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