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Foreclosure Fraud Prevalent in Florida

2013-05-04

An article on Lawyers.com looks at foreclosure fraud in Florida.

Florida is known as the nation’s capital in foreclosure fraud. The state was among the hardest hit by the collapse of the housing bubble and subsequently has seen countless homeowners who can’t make their mortgage payments. In the first quarter of this year alone, one in every 104 houses in the state received a foreclosure notice for a total of 85,671, a rate three times the national average, according market research firm RealtyTrac.

Florida claims seven of the top ten counties in the United States for highest foreclosure rate aiming toward over a million foreclosures in the next four years.

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