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Gay Realtor | 10 Best Places to Buy a Foreclosure in 2013 | Real Estate

If you’re looking for big foreclosure deals, Florida may offer the most, according to a a new study by RealtyTrac. Palm Bay, Fla., topped its list of the best places to buy a foreclosure in 2013. .

Foreclosures accounted for nearly 24 percent of all sales in Palm Bay last year, and buyers tended to pay 28 percent less for a home in foreclosure than other homes.   .

The following are the markets with the high number of foreclosures available and some of the largest price discounts for foreclosures, according to RealtyTrac..

• Palm Bay, Fla. Average foreclosure discount: 28 percent.

• Rochester, N.Y. Average foreclosure discount: 26 percent.

• Albany, N.Y. Average foreclosure discount: 35 percent.

• New York City. Average foreclosure discount: 40 percent.

• Lakeland, Fla. Average foreclosure discount: 15 percent.

• Tampa, Fla. Average foreclosure discount: 27 percent.

• Jacksonville, Fla. Average foreclosure discount: 32 percent.

• Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Average foreclosure discount: 28 percent.

• Orlando, Fla. Average foreclosure discount: 19 percent.

• Chicago. Average foreclosure discount: 46 percent.

Source: “Best Places to Buy Foreclosures,” CNNMoney .