Summit County sees few foreclosures during pandemic economy

A for sale sign sits in front of a home in Frisco on Saturday, Oct. 10. Despite the economic recession, homeowners in Summit County have been able to avoid foreclosure because of a high demand for properties.
Photo by Libby Stanford / [email protected]

FRISCO — It’s no secret by now that Summit County’s real estate market has been largely unaffected, if not aided, by the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

Despite a total shutdown in March, residential properties in Summit County are selling faster than ever. A good seller’s market also means fewer foreclosures, which are indicated by public trustees — documents that indicate a property’s ownership has been transferred to the county.

There have been eight public trustee’s issued in Summit County this year, according to the August Land Title Guarantee Report

In 2019, 14 public trustees were issued. There were 18 issued in 2018. The last time the county

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