By FLO JONIC
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Foreclosures in Rhode Island rose nearly seven percent from July to August. But they were down 54 percent from a year ago.
The numbers come from Realty Trac, a California-based marketplace for distressed properties.
Rhode Island now ranks 37th in foreclosures. The states with the highest numbers are California, Florida, Michigan, Illinois and Arizona.
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