October foreclosure filings up 94% over last year


LOS ANGELES — Foreclosure filings nearly doubled in October from the same month last year, latest sign that many homeowners are falling behind on mortgage payments and losing their homes, according to a mortgage research company.
Ohio's foreclosure rate remained among the highest in the country.
A total of 224,451 foreclosure filings were reported nationwide in October, up 94% from 115,568 in the same month a year ago, RealtyTrac of Irvine,