Home foreclosures in Broward and Palm Beach counties dropped last month, despite an overall increase in the third quarter, according to year-over-year comparisons in data from RealtyTrac.
Broward saw a 22 percent decrease – to 3,279 filings – last month compared to the previous September, while Palm Beach had a 7 percent decline to 1,798 filings. Through the state, foreclosures were down 22 percent year-over-year. But the third quarter in those counties showed foreclosure growth – 4 percent apiece. [more]