There’s really no set answer to this question.   Foreclosures in Florida move much quicker than they did five years ago as the numbers of Foreclosures have decreased.  If a homeowner that is served with a foreclosure complaint does not defend the foreclosure or obtain an attorney to defend the foreclosure, the foreclosure process can likely take between six to eight months.    If a Homeowner hires an attorney to defend the foreclosure, it can take much longer.   During this time, the homeowner can attempt to obtain a loan modification or sell their property through a short sale.  The advantage of defending the foreclosure is that it allows you time to learn about your options  If you have been served with a foreclosure complaint in Florida, contact the Law Office of Brian P. Kowal, PA today at (954) 990-7552.