California, Florida lead metros in home foreclosures


LOS ANGELES — More homeowners across the USA are having trouble making mortgage payments on time, but borrowers in metro areas of California, Florida and other once-booming housing markets are accounting for the biggest spikes in foreclosure filings, according to a mortgage research company.An analysis of foreclosure activity in the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas during the three months ended Sept. 30 shows seven cities in California and five each in Florida and Ohio were