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More foreclosures in Florida than any other state

For some homeowners, the threat of foreclosure keeps them up at night and causes considerable anxiety. In Tampa, Florida, people who are dealing with this firsthand should try to explore every available option and address the situation correctly. After all, losing a home to foreclosure can lead to a plethora of problems that affect the entire family and it is imperative for every homeowner who is facing these financial challenges to take action as soon as possible.

According to a recent report, the foreclosure rate is higher in Florida than any other state in the country. The report indicates that the foreclosure rate in Florida was 2.3 percent in 2014. New Jersey, Maryland and Illinois trailed the Sunshine State.

Although the number of homes repossessed in foreclosure has declined nationwide to the lowest level in eight years, foreclosures are still a serious problem in Florida. Additionally, Miami and Orlando were among some of the U.S. cities hardest hit by foreclosures.

Unfortunately, far too many Floridians are facing foreclosure and people find themselves in this position for all sorts of reasons. Whether someone is struggling with unemployment or unexpected problems in life, it is very important for people who are experiencing these hardships to remain committed to working towards a positive outcome. There are a number of ways that some homeowners can stop foreclosure and it is imperative for anyone who is going through this to thoroughly explore their legal options. As a result, many homeowners turn to an experienced, knowledgeable attorney for assistance and a better understanding of which steps they should take next.

Source: MyNews13.com, "Florida foreclosure rate highest in US last year," Jan. 19, 2015

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