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More homes enter foreclosure in third quarter

A third-quarter jump in notices of default, the first formal step in the foreclosure process, came after such filings had dropped to a three-year low earlier this year. Defaults were up 25.9% from the prior quarter, according to according to San Diego-based DataQuick, a real estate information service.

Map shows the rate of notices of default per 1000 homes.

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