Foreclosure activities slowed down in January from a year ago as the number of households that receive default notices fell during the same period. According to Bob Massey of REWealthCoach.com, RealtyTrac statistics have shown that although foreclosure filings climbed by 1% from December 2010 to January, they declined by 17% from last year. He adds that only 75,178 homeowners received default notices last month. The figure was said to be the smallest since July 2007. Read the rest of Bob’s article to learn more.