After this week’s positive report on the housing market, here’s a slightly more mixed update.

The Courier-Journal says foreclosures are up 4.5% in Kentucky compared to last August, but down about 11% in Indiana.

Nationally, filings were down 5 percent from last year, according to RealtyTrac. The firm tracks all stages of foreclosure, from default notices to bank repossessions.

Foreclosures have been much less common in Kentucky than nationwide. One in every 1,669 Kentucky housing units received a filing last month, according to the firm, compared to one in every 381 units for the nation as a whole.

But while foreclosures are falling nationally, home repossessions are up.

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