Foreclosure auctions hit a 30-month high in April nationwide and jumped 55 percent in Florida from last year as banks and courts move more quickly to repossess homes.
The pace of auctions last month was the highest it has been since lenders temporarily halted foreclosures in the fall of 2010 when instances of widespread robo-signing and fraud were discovered, according to a new report from the Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac.
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