Foreclosures dropped once again by 30% for the year ending in November 2016, according to CoreLogic’s new report. Now, foreclosure numbers are hovering slightly above pre-crisis numbers. In fact, the number of homes in serious delinquency hit the lowest point since 2007.
Foreclosures increased slightly from last month, but continue to decrease annually. And while the number of homes lost to foreclosure is up, there are no new homes moving into foreclosure to take their place. Foreclosure inventory continues to decrease both monthly and yearly.
Foreclosure rates are finally returning to historic norms. Foreclosure inventory and serious delinquencies both hit lows not seen in nearly nine years. The latest CoreLogic report provides more details and it seems all is not smooth sailing.
The nation continues to see foreclosure rates decline to lows not seen since 2000 or 2007. But there's still some ground to make up, especially in judicial states, which could be holding the market back from recovery. Here’s why.
The number of homes in some stage of foreclosure and the number of seriously delinquent mortgages are now at levels not seen since late 2007, according to a new report from CoreLogic. What's behind the drop? Read on to find out.
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.
While other state and federal regulatory bodies overlap in their regulation of the mortgage industry, the very particular consumer focus of the CFPB is not duplicated by any other body. Will deregulation mean a return to the Wild West lending atmosphere that led to the financial crisis? What happens next? We asked John Socknat, partner at Ballard Spahr, to weigh in on what mortgage lenders and servicers can expect from a Trump administration.
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The marketplace is full of hard and private money lenders — it will come down to who can best assist investors in completing their goals, whether that be by providing quicker close times, or with more accurate valuations. With how many options there are for borrowers, lenders will need to start competing for marketshare as borrowers shop their situations to multiple lenders, leveraging the offers against each other. This process will force lenders to update their guidelines, or be forced out of the market.