Florida Remains First In Foreclosures

Foreclosure

Despite a 30 percent drop in overall foreclosure activity in May compared to last year, Florida maintained its first-place ranking nationally for foreclosures, a title it’s held for eight consecutive months.

According to a report released today by the Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac, one in every 436 Florida homes had a foreclosure filing on it in May, which is nearly three times the national average. RealtyTrac measures three types of foreclosure filings; the initial notice, the notice of sale, and the final bank repossession.

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