Top 10 states for foreclosure

Bankrate.com

Foreclosure filings were up 2 percent nationally from August to September. According to RealtyTrac, a California-based firm that tracks foreclosures, these states had the highest rates of foreclosure in September. Nationally, 1 in every 998 housing units received a foreclosure filing last month.

Did your state make the top 10 foreclosure list?

  • 1States: According to RealtyTrac, these states had the highest rates of foreclosure in August.
  • 2Ratio of foreclosures: Ratio is based on the total number of properties entered into RealtyTrac's database during the month, broken out by type of filing.
  • 3Rates: Average interest rate charged in the state for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage based on Bankrate.com's Oct. 9, 2013, overnight averages.
  • 4Income tax: The range of taxes levied by states on personal income. The tax is based on earned and unearned income.


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