ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) – Despite a decrease in foreclosures, Florida still ranks as one of the highest in the nation.READ MORE: Kendall Neighborhood Fights Back Against Planned Development On Norman Brothers Produce Property
The state’s foreclosure activity has declined by more than a third from a year ago.
The research firm Realty Trac reported last week that Florida has one of 570 homes with a foreclosure filing last February.READ MORE: Rep. Matt Gaetz Associate Joel Greenberg Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Charges
That figure put Florida with the third-highest rate, only behind Maryland and Nevada.
Florida’s foreclosure activity has declined by 35 percent in the past year.MORE NEWS: Florida Gas Prices Hold Relatively Steady As Stations Recover From Fuel Demand Deluge
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