Foreclosure filings in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord area went up by about 35 percent to 1,120 filings from September to October, but the overall number is down about 37 percent from October 2010 when there were 1,785 filings.
The latest report from Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac also shows that North Carolina saw 1,449 filings in October compared with 2,183 filings in September.
There were 4,818 filings in October 2010. Nationally, RealtyTrac shows 230,678 filings for October compared with 214,855 in September. For October 2010, there were 332,172 foreclosures filed.