Number Of Foreclosures Nationwide Increase During October

In This Photo: Renzo Salazar
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home after the bank hired him to keep the home from falling into complete dilapidation on November 10, 2011 in Miami, Florida. RealtyTrac reported that foreclosures were up 7 percent in October from the prior month as defaults in California, Florida and Michigan hit 12-month highs.
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