CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Foreclosure rates are on the rise in the land of Lincoln.
According to a report by California based Realty-Trac, Illinois's foreclosure rate rose 6 percent compared to last month, and is 19 percent higher than in October of last year.
In the state, one out of every 356 homes are in foreclosure, the third-highest rate in the nation.
Florida had the nation's highest October foreclosure rate--one in every 312 housing units.
Nationally, October's foreclosure rate rose 3 percent from last month, but fell 19 percent from October of 2011.