The 10 States Getting Slammed By Foreclosures

Foreclosure map

Photo: RealtyTrac

Foreclosures in the U.S. climbed to 230,678 in October, up 7% from September, reports RealtyTrac.However, foreclosures are down 31% from a year ago.

“The October foreclosure numbers continue to show strong signs that foreclosure activity is coming out of the rain delay we’ve been in for the past year as lenders corrected foreclosure paperwork and processing problems,” said James Saccacio, CEO of RealtyTrac.

#10 Colorado

1 in every 458 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 4,729

Worst county: Adams

Source: RealtyTrac

#9 Oregon

1 in every 455 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 3,606

Worst county: Multnomah

Source: RealtyTrac

#8 Idaho

1 in every 432 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 1,500

Worst county:Ada

Source: RealtyTrac

#7 Illinois

1 in every 423 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 12,522

Worst county: Cook

Source: RealtyTrac

#6 Georgia

1 in every 406 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 11,552

Worst county: Fulton

Source: RealtyTrac

#5 Michigan

1 in every 282 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 16,106

Worst county: Wayne

Source: RealtyTrac

#4 Florida

1 in every 268 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 33,073

Worst county: Miami-Dade

Source: RealtyTrac

#3 Arizona

1 in every 259 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 10,626

Worst county:Maricopa

Source: RealtyTrac

#2 California

1 in every 243 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 55,312

Worst county: Los Angeles

Source: RealtyTrac

#1 Nevada

1 in every 180 homes received a foreclosure filing in October 2011

Total properties with foreclosure filings: 6,307

Worst county: Clark

Source: RealtyTrac

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