The 9 States That Got Walloped by Foreclosures in 2015

Business Insider | January 14, 2016   When it comes to foreclosures, there's good news and bad news.

The good news, according to real estate research firm RelatyTrac, is that foreclosure proceedings dropped 3% in 2015 to their lowest level since 2006.

Additionally, foreclosure starts were at a 10-year low.

The bad news is that foreclosures increased for 24 states and bank repossessions increased dramatically.

Based on RealtyTrac's data, we've compiled a list of the top 9 states for foreclosure activity. To qualify, states had to have more than 1% of homes in foreclosure.

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