Top foreclosure states Aug. 2012: Illinois
Live in Illinois? According to RealtyTrac, a California-based firm that tracks foreclosures, your state had one of the highest rates of foreclosure in August. Nationally, 1 in every 681 housing units received a foreclosure filing in August 2012.
Illinois: 1 in every 298 housing units received a foreclosure filing.
Nationally: 1 in every 681
Illinois average foreclosure sales price: $119,855
National average foreclosure sales price: $189,103