The number of Fort Worth-Arlington mortgage holders at least 90 days delinquent dropped in July from a year ago, but has inched up slightly since bottoming in May, according to the latest CoreLogic National Foreclosure Report.In July, 4.16 percent of mortgage holders in the area were behind on their mortgages, compared to 4.89 percent a year ago. The delinquency rate, though, hit 4.12 percent in May, the lowest rate in a few years.Locally, 1.22 percent of all loans were in some stage of the foreclosure process, down 0.30 percentage points from July 2012, the report said. The foreclosure rate in June was 1.16 percent, CoreLogic said.Texas’ 90-day delinquency rate was 3.53 percent in July, down from 4.3 percent a year ago. The foreclosure rate was 1.1 percent, down from 1.44 percent in July 2012.Grapevine apartments sold to California investorsCross Creek at Grapevine Ranch, a 392-unit apartment community in Grapevine, has been sold to Dallas-based CAF Capital Partners by an affiliate of Irvine, Calif.-based Granite Investment Group.The community, adjacent to Grapevine Mills mall, is 95 percent leased. Property amenities include a private theater, fitness center with indoor basketball court, a parking garage with boat parking and a dog park.Dirk Goris, Ryan Reid and Jeremy Faltys with CBRE represented the seller.Pet Supermarket opens in ArlingtonPet Supermarket will open its first Texas location in Fielder Plaza in Arlington.Pet Supermarket has 135 stores nationwide, offering a full range of pet supplies and pet food. It will have 6,000 square feet of retail space in Fielder Plaza at 112 N. Fielder Road. Pet Supermarket was founded in 1973. Steve Gray with The Weitzman Group represented the landlord. Michelle Caplan with Weitzman represented the retailer. Transactions 6100 Southwest Blvd., Fort WorthBrown Fitness has leased 5,432 square feet of retail space in Mira Vista Commons. Bill Behr with Transwestern represented the landlord. 5208 Airport Freeway, Haltom CityRon Sturgeon Real Estate bought a two-story, 16,552-square-foot two-story office building. Jordan Foster and Phil Young with Peyco Southwest Realty represented the buyer. Gary Vasseur with Coldwell Banker Commercial Searcy Vasseur Group represented the seller, Gulf States Properties. 1551 Heritage Parkway, MansfieldPanorma Antennas has leased 10,900 square feet of office/warehouse space. Jordan Foster and Jim Maibach with Peyco Southwest Realty represented the landlord. Mark Sullivan with Ritter and Associates represented the tenant. 4515 Matlock Road, ArlingtonJJ’s Lounge has leased 2,500 square feet of restaurant space in Matlock Park Place. Austin Goode and Phil Young with Peyco Southwest Realty represented the landlord. 4900 Northeast Parkway, Fort WorthCamden Machine & Tool has leased 21,160 square feet of industrial space in the Mark IV Business Park. Jordan Foster and Jim Maibach with Peyco Southwest Realty represented the landlord.
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