Fort Myers, Fla., - Florida is leading the nation in foreclosure filings. Realtytrac, a foreclosure listing firm, says one in every 302 housing units had a foreclosure filing during the month of may. That's nearly three times the national average. Miami has the nation's highest foreclosure rate.
The Cape Coral, Fort Myers area stayed out of the top ten areas for filings in the state and nationwide. Cape Coral leads Lee County with the most filings. Realtytrac says one in every 256 homes received a notice.
In Charlotte County, one in every 238 homes received a notice and in Collier County one in every 510 homes received a foreclosure notice.