WOODBURY - According to a new report by RealtyTrac, foreclosure rates have spiked across Long Island.

The report says that foreclosures have increased 26 percent in Nassau County and 36 percent in Suffolk County over last year.

The report also says that foreclosure rates have actually declined nationwide. Experts say that despite the national foreclosure rate drops, banks could do more to help homeowners facing foreclosure, especially on Long Island.