Auction.com: U.S. foreclosure news good, despite recent pickup by Sharon Hill in Real Estate 25 Sep 2014 In the last three months, foreclosures have actually increased in the U.S. Still, the number of distressed properties are expected to decline, according to real estate veteran and Auction.com EVP Rick Sharga. In his Auction.com blog post, Mixed Signals in Foreclosure Numbers are No Cause for Alar This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share auction.comforeclosurerick sharga Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.