Foreclosures Up

People who process foreclosures for the county say they've been extemely bus.

Experts believe foreclosure numbers typically lag behind other economic indicators. That means people who began to have trouble making house payments last spring are just now in foreclosure.

If you're struggling with mortgage payments, dont wait to be foreclosed on. As soon as you miss a payment, call your lender to try and find a solution. And if all else fails, you can call the county public trustee's office for tips on how to avoid foreclosure.