The foreclosure rate in Greater
Des Moines dropped in November, real estate analytics firm CoreLogic Inc. said.
Foreclosures made up 2.34 percent of active mortgages, down from 2.52 percent
in November 2011. The number of mortgages that were 90 or more days past due
also improved, dropping to 4.29 percent in November from 4.75 percent a year
ago, CoreLogic said. The national foreclosure rate in November was 2.97