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Jeb Bush: Current housing and debt situation unsustainable

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Black Knight: Total loans in foreclosure fall to lowest level since 2008

Foreclosure starts drop 22%; prepayments down 15%
Ben Lane
Housing in America is getting healthier, according to a new report from Black Knight Financial Services. Black Knight released its “first look” at the housing data from April, and the report shows that many indicators are trending in a positive direction for housing.
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Supporting compliance, efficiency and a better consumer experience
Al Verkuylen
Since mortgage originators are being forced to reevaluate their disclosure processes, many are viewing this as an opportunity to not only meet the new requirements, but improve process efficiency, improve the consumer experience, and reduce costs.
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Black Knight to raise $430M in IPO

Fidelity will control majority of shares
Brena Swanson
After first announcing the plans of a IPO in December, Black Knight Financial Services will look to raise up to $430 million in an initial public offering expected to price next week. Its parent company, Fidelity National, will remain a majority stakeholder.
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Fidelity National revenue rises for fourth straight quarter

Low interest-rate environment yields results
Ben Lane
For the fourth straight quarter, Fidelity National Financial saw its revenue rise over the previous year’s total. The title insurance giant reported total revenue of approximately $1.6 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up from $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014.
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Black Knight: 8% of borrowers underwater

Nearly 30% fewer than last year
Brena Swanson
While the nation’s negative equity situation remains one of overall improvement, negative equity distribution varies considerably depending upon geographical location.
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Black Knight: Home prices tick up slightly in February

Modest monthly gain the best since June 2014
Trey Garrison
Colorado leads in gains while Connecticut saw the biggest decline. How did your housing market fare? Read on to find out.
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Black Knight: March foreclosure starts skyrocket 18% from February

Delinquency rate sees largest monthly drop since 2007
Trey Garrison
The March delinquency rate dropped 12% month-over-month, the largest monthly decline in nine years, but at the same time foreclosure starts skyrocketed 18% in March. Here’s what happened.
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Black Knight: Foreclosure inventory reaches lowest level since 2007

Last month’s jump in foreclosures reverse course
Trey Garrison
January’s jump in foreclosure starts reversed course - and then some - in February, dropping by 15% to 79,700 for the month, its lowest level since last November, and the third lowest point in at least seven years. Here's what happened.
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Fidelity National reports $1.7 billion in revenue for third straight quarter

4th quarter earnings rise from $1.3 billion in 4Q13
Ben Lane
The business of Fidelity National Financial is nothing if not consistent. The title insurance giant reported total revenue of approximately $1.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, making it the third straight quarter that company reported revenue of $1.7 billion.
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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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