After 15 years of annual increases, the overall number of residential and commercial foreclosures in Ohio actually decreased by 4% in 2010 compared to 2009, according to a report by the Supreme Court of Ohio. Of course, not every county was so fortunate with   30 out of 88 counties experiencing an increase in foreclosures. Cuyahoga County, home to our Cleveland office, still leads the state in the sheer number of foreclosures although at 12,825, there were 9% fewer foreclosures than in 2009. In Franklin County, home of our Columbus office, foreclosures rose by 2%. In Hamilton County, home of our Cincinnati office, foreclosures decreased by 2%. For complete information for all 88 Ohio counties from 2001-2010, the Supreme Court’s spreadsheet is available at: