Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 9:40 a.m.
Nevada's foreclosure rate was eighth in the nation in April after falling behind Florida, Maryland and five other states in the rankings.
RealtyTrac statistics released Thursday show 1,522 foreclosure filings in April, or one for every 770 homes in Nevada.
The rate is down 9 percent from March, and down 53 percent from the same time a year ago.
Nationwide, the foreclosure rate fell 1 percent from March and 20 percent from a year ago.