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Published: Wednesday, 3/14/2012

Ohio Supreme Court says number of foreclosure filings dropped in 2011


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Data released by the Ohio Supreme Court shows the number of new foreclosure cases filed in county courts last year declined for the second year in a row.

Common pleas courts in Ohio reported 71,556 new foreclosure filings in 2011, a 16 percent decrease over 2010 and the second time the numbers have gone down since 1995.

Numbers reflect both residential and commercial properties.

Eighty-six of Ohio's 88 counties saw foreclosure decreases.

Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland, continued to lead the state in foreclosures with 11,544, representing a 10 percent drop.

Franklin County, which includes Columbus, had the next highest number of filings with 7,834, a 19 percent drop. Hamilton County, which includes Cincinnati, had the third-highest number of filings with 5,834, an 11 percent drop.

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