Foreclosure rates in the month of December have risen in Mahoning County from where they were at this time last year.

According to newly released data, foreclosure rates reached 4.6 percent among those who have an outstanding mortgage.

The foreclosure rate in the Mahoning Valley is higher than the national average which is at 3.58 percent. The county includes Youngstown, Warren and Boardman. The foreclosure rates were determined by CoreLogic, a California-based provider.

If you or a loved one has been struggling with finances and are considering foreclosure, contact the Florida foreclosure defense lawyer, Ryan J. Really, by calling (239) 237-0675 today.