According to RealtyTrac and its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, forclosure`s in Georgia were up again in February. The peach state is ninth in the country for the number of forclosures, up from tenth in January. Last month, there were 12,177 filings, which includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions.

The February numbers are up 8 percent over Janaury 2010. amd 20 percent over February 2009.

The U.S. reported 308,524 property forclosures last month.

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