Lenders filed 374 foreclosure lawsuits in Lee County in January, according to statistics released today by the Southwest Florida Real Estate Investors Association.

January’s foreclosure filings dropped by about 11 percent month over month from the 423 filed in December, and are significantly lower than what they were a year ago when 1,228 foreclosure lawsuits were filed in January 2010.

Story courtesy of the Ft. Myers News-Press