After two months of increases, foreclosures in Tampa Bay fell in June.
Across the entire bay area, foreclosures dropped by 23 percent, according to a RealtyTrac report released today. That number is down about 6 percent from the same time last year.
Hernando County saw the largest drop at 47 percent. Foreclosures dropped in Hillsborough County by 28 percent, in Pasco County by 35 percent and in Pinellas County by 2 percent.
Across the state, foreclosure numbers were down by 16 percent in June. Nationally, foreclosures were down by about 4 percent.
Florida had the sixth highest foreclosure rate for the month, behind California, Arizona, Nevada, Georgia and Illinois.