Florida Foreclosures --

Foreclosure filings shot up in Broward and Palm Beach counties last month, RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday.

Broward had 7,872 homeowners in some stage of foreclosure in February, up 48 percent from a year-ago February. Broward had Florida’s third-highest foreclosure rate, with one in every 102 units receiving a notice.

Palm Beach County reported 4,490 filings in February, a 68 percent increase from a year ago

Florida Foreclosure --

Foreclosure filings shot up in Broward and Palm Beach counties last month, RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday.

Broward had 7,872 homeowners in some stage of foreclosure in February, up 48 percent from a year-ago February. Broward had Florida’s third-highest foreclosure rate, with one in every 102 units receiving a notice.

Palm Beach County reported 4,490 filings in February, a 68 percent increase from a year ago