September 12, 2013 8:00 AM

Fewer home foreclosures in Kansas and Missouri

The number of foreclosure actions last month in Kansas — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — fell 39 percent from August 2012 to 465 properties, according to RealtyTrac Inc. The number of foreclosure actions in Missouri fell nearly 41 percent to 1,419 homes. Nationwide, lenders initiated foreclosure actions in August against the fewest homes for any month in nearly eight years.

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