Data due out today from RealtyTrac shows foreclosure filings fell 8% in November from October but were still up 18% from the year earlier.

"November was the fourth straight month that U.S. foreclosure activity has declined after hitting an all-time high for our report in July, and November foreclosure activity was at the lowest level we've seen since February," RealtyTrac's CEO James J. Saccacio said in a press release.

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