Get over the source of the graph (Bubble Markets Inventory Tracking) and the fact that the epicenter of foreclosure activity is centered down south (at least currently), it’s still relevant perspective regarding this housing cycle (and at some level will most likely matter to you).
And while foreclosures did only account for 5% of all resales in San Francisco County (not MSA) last quarter versus 33% Statewide, do keep in mind that’s two points higher than what was recorded Statewide in the first quarter of 2007 (3%).
∙ CA Foreclosures 2008 Q1 [Bubble Markets Inventory Tracking]
∙ California home foreclosures hit a record [Los Angeles Times]
∙ Yes, The Greater California Housing Market Does Matter To You [SocketSite]