There are a slightly more foreclosures across the country than there were a month ago, but there are significantly less than there were last summer.
The latest report from RealtyTrac states there were 130,888 properties in some stage of foreclosures in the United States in July. That was 2 percent higher than the 78-month low in June but 32 percent less than July 2012.
The Bay Area had 1,253 foreclosed properties last month. That was 10 percent higher than June but 65 percent lower than a year ago.