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VOL. 127 | NO. 138 | Tuesday, July 17, 2012

June Mortgages Up 7 Pct.

By Andy Meek

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Local banks and mortgage lenders made 7 percent more mortgages during June 2012 than they did in June 2011, according to data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.

The number of mortgages rose to 750 in June 2012 from the 698 the same month last year. That bumped up the total monthly volume from a little more than $105 million in June 2011 to almost $127 million in June 2012.

The average mortgage amount also rose a little over the two monthly periods. For June 2011, it was $150,900. For June 2012, it was $169,225.

Chandler Reports is a division of The Daily News Publishing Co. Inc.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 110 154 13,810
MORTGAGES 135 193 18,019
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 15 39 3,544
BUILDING PERMITS 430 430 32,733
BANKRUPTCIES 52 130 13,133
BUSINESS LICENSES 20 45 4,750
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 83 204 20,104
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 33 4,230

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