A Realtor’s sign is seen on the lawn of a foreclosed home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. in this 2008 file photo. Home foreclosure filing notices in Whatcom County were down 17.8 percent in the first half 2016 compared to a year earlier.
A Realtor’s sign is seen on the lawn of a foreclosed home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. in this 2008 file photo. Home foreclosure filing notices in Whatcom County were down 17.8 percent in the first half 2016 compared to a year earlier. Mel Evans Associated Press
A Realtor’s sign is seen on the lawn of a foreclosed home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. in this 2008 file photo. Home foreclosure filing notices in Whatcom County were down 17.8 percent in the first half 2016 compared to a year earlier. Mel Evans Associated Press

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July 26, 2016 5:30 AM