Among the nation's largest metro areas, the Orlando area has been ranked the ninth-highest foreclsoure rate in 2010.

For the year 2010, RealtyTrac has reported the Orlando metropolitan statistical area including Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties with 61,674 foreclosure filings, or one in every 15 homes.  In 2009, there were 72,141 filings, which was a 14.5 percent decline.

These filings include default notices, auction notices and bank repossessions.