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Top 10 States for Foreclosure in April

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 (Reuters)

Foreclosure filings fell 1% nationally from March to April. According to RealtyTrac, a California-based firm that tracks foreclosures, these states had the highest rates of foreclosure in April. Nationally, 1 in every 1,137 housing units received a foreclosure filing last month.

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Top 10 foreclosures by state (for April 2014)

National foreclosure filing average: 1:1,137 housing units

States1 Ratio of foreclosures2 Rates3 Income tax4
Florida 1:400 4.37% None
Maryland 1:624 4.35% 2% to 5.75%
Delaware 1:657 4.37% Up to 6.75%
Indiana 1:681 4.35% 3.40%
New Jersey 1:700 4.41% 1.4% to 8.97%
Illinois 1:706 4.37% 5%
Ohio 1:750 4.38% 0.537% to 5.421%
Nevada 1:770 4.23% None
Connecticut 1:887 4.32% 3% to 6.7%
South Carolina 1:890 4.36% Up to 7%
  • 1States: According to RealtyTrac, these states had the highest rates of foreclosure in April.
  • 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 May 14, 2014, overnight averages.
  • 4Income tax: The range of taxes levied by states on personal income. The tax is based on earned and unearned income.

Copyright 2014, Bankrate Inc.

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