BY DAREN BLOMQUIST, EXECUTIVE EDITOR Editor’s Note: this is the second of a two-part series investigating the distressed market for 2017. Read the first article in the February 2017 Housing News Report . Finding Real Estate Deals When Distress Dries Up

Interest in foreclosures is heating up in 2017 even as the foreclosure market dries up.

Q1 2017 Foreclosure Activity Vs. Pre-Recession Levels

Pct Change From Pre-Recession Avg



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“The REOs that come on, they are not that far off from the traditional stuff. Back in 2007 you were getting 20 percent off the actual value. … Now you have them selling for 5 percent off, if that,” said Leland DiMeco, owner and principal broker at Boston Green Realty.

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