Real Estate think tank and data analyst, CoreLogic has crunched some of the numbers for foreclosures and revealed the findings. Overall, filings have dropped from a year ago (yay) – 63,000 completed foreclosures in the U.S. in May 2012 compared to 77,000 in May 201. They share that approximately 1.4 million homes, or 3.4 percent of all homes with a mortgage, were in the national foreclosure inventory as of May 2012 compared to 1.5 million, or 3.5 percent, in May 2011 and 1.4 million, or 3.4 percent, in April 2012.
Archives for June 29, 2012
Some interesting visualizations coming from NASA these days, this latest effort revealing the dispersion of smoke from wildfires over the continental US. About the map… The map below depicts the relative concentration of aerosols in the skies above the continental United States on June 26, 2012. The map was assembled from data acquired by the Ozone Mapper Profiler Suite (OMPS) on the new Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) satellite. Aerosol are tiny solid and liquid particles that have an outsized impact on weather and climate. Their concentrations are represented above in shades of red and yellow, with the highest concentrations in deep red and the lowest in light yellow. Grays represent clouds or areas where no reliable data were available.