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Black Knight: Delinquencies drop 7% in December

Foreclosure starts jump 21% from November
Trey Garrison
Delinquencies dropped by 7.2% in December, bringing the national delinquency rate back under 6% and down to 5.6% for the month, and nearly 13% down from this time last year. Here's what's happening.
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Fitch: 6 predictions for housing in 2015

Rates will rise; mortgage volume will decline
Ben Lane
We may be two weeks into 2015, but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the range of predictions for the year. Analysts from Fitch Ratings weighed in with their predictions for 2015 in their Global Housing and Mortgage Outlook, and there’s good news and bad news.
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CoreLogic: 5.1M properties remain in negative equity in Q3 2014

273K residential properties regained equity
Trey Garrison
More than a quarter million gained positive equity in homes in the third quarter, but 5.1 million homeowners are still underwater. Here is what it means.
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OCC: Mortgage performance improves in third quarter

Delinquencies, foreclosures decline on first-lien mortgages
Trey Garrison
Mortgage activity may be slowing overall, but first-lien mortgages are continuing to show improvement. Here's how it broke out in the third quarter.
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Black Knight: Mortgage delinquency rate drops to 7-year low

Loans in foreclosure also dropped to 6-year low
Ben Lane
The mortgage delinquency rate declined in October to a seven-year low, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ “First Look” at the October mortgage data. October also saw a rise in prepayments for the first time since July, which Black Knight said is “historically a good indicator of refinance activity.”
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Black Knight: Foreclosure inventory lowest since February 2008

Delinquencies decline by 117K but foreclosure starts rise 12%
Trey Garrison
At 1.76% of active mortgages, the nation’s inventory of loans in foreclosure is now at its lowest point since February 2008, according to the September report from the Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services.
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Black Knight: Delinquency rate jumps almost 5% to highest since February

Foreclosures decline for first time in five months
Trey Garrison
The mortgage delinquency rate jumped nearly 5% in August, reaching its highest point since February, the Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services reported in its “first look” at August 2014.
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MBA: Here’s why delinquency and foreclosure rates continue to drop

Delinquencies drop to lowest level since late 2007
Trey Garrison
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.04% of all loans outstanding at the end of the second quarter of 2014.
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Freddie Mac sells $659 million in “deeply delinquent” loans to unknown buyer

Executes first sale of seriously delinquent loans
Ben Lane
Freddie selected the winning bidder “on the basis of economics” from a pool of 22 prospective buyers that took part in the auction. When contacted, Freddie declined to identify the winner of the auction.
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Black Knight: Foreclosures hit lowest level since May 2008

Twenty-six months of declines; prepay rate is up
Trey Garrison
The national inventory of loans in foreclosure declined again in June, down 1.5% for the month, almost 36% for the year, making this the 26th consecutive month of declines, Black Knight Financial Services reported.
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