Mixed foreclosure numbers on the Suncoast

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SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- The number of foreclosures in Sarasota County dropped significantly last month.

According to the Sarasota County Clerk’s Office, there were 135 new foreclosure filings in April; that's down 17% from March.

However, just across the county line in Charlotte County, the number of foreclosures is soaring. According to court records, foreclosures were up 59% in Charlotte County last month.

ABC 7’s Josh Taylor is taking a closer look at the numbers and will have more tonight on ABC 7 News at 5.