Foreclosures Lowest Since Crisis

Finally. New foreclosure filings, including default notices, auctions, and bank repossessions, numbered 113,454 in November, a 15 percent drop from October. The numbers, which come from RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties, reflect the biggest monthly decline since November 2010, and are at the lowest since December 2006. In the past year alone, filings are down 37 percent.