Foreclosures in Kendall County rose by 135 in 2012, according to a report by Kendall County’s Circuit Clerk Becky Morganegg.
Morganegg told the Kendall County Board foreclosuers were up over 2011 numbers, but lower than 2010, the Aurora Beacon News reported. There were 1,507 foreclosures filed in 2012, up from 1,372 in 2011. In 2010 there were 1,827 filed, according to the Beacon.
In addition to rising foreclosure filings, eminent domain filings numbered 41 in 2012, up from 34 in 2011.Morganegg said that increase can largely be attributed to land purchases for the Route 47 widening project.
There were only five eminent domain filings in 2010, according to the article.