Foreclosure filings rose to a record level for the second consecutive month in April, RealtyTrac Inc. said Wednesday.

The number of properties that received a default or auction notice or were seized last month jumped 32% from a year earlier, to 342,038, the Irvine, Calif., property data service provider said. One in 374 households got a filing — the highest monthly rate since RealtyTrac began issuing such reports in 2005.

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