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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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Black Knight: Affordable homes lagging behind in home price recovery

Lower price homes appreciated more, faster in the bubble
Trey Garrison
The most affordable homes in the United States are lagging far behind other, higher priced homes, well below their pre-crisis peaks. Here’s why.
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Dramatic rise in delinquency rate validates analysis of downturn

An alternative to the hype
Lynn Effinger

The fact remains that things are far worse than was consistently reported in much of the media leading up to and even following the most recent elections.  


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Fidelity National planning Black Knight IPO

Company files registration statement with SEC
Ben Lane
In what constitutes a "Back to the Future" moment for Fidelity National, the company is planning an initial public offering of stock in its subsidiary, Black Knight Financial Services. If approved, the company would trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "BKFS."
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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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Fidelity National Q3 revenue rises over 3Q13

$1.7 billion in total revenue equals 2Q14
Ben Lane
Fidelity’s third-quarter revenue of $1.7 billion equaled its second-quarter revenue, which also came in at $1.7 billion, and was also up from $1.6 billion in the second quarter of 2013.
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Black Knight: Home prices barely nudge

10.1% off its 2006 peak
Brena Swanson
Home prices barely nudged on Black Knight Financial Service’s August home price index, moving it just 10.1% off from its 2006 peak.
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Black Knight: Weighted average loan age officially hits highest level ever

Vintage loan delinquencies drop
Brena Swanson
The weighted average loan age among the active mortgage population has been consistently rising for nearly a decade, officially reaching the highest point ever, according to one analyst.
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Black Knight adds Eric Lapin to data and analytics group

Will serve as managing director of corporate strategy and research
Ben Lane
In this role, Lapin will work with bank holding companies, capital markets firms and other financial institutions to implement tailored strategic initiatives, provide research and insights and create customized data and analytics solutions.
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Black Knight: Home prices up just 0.2% in July month-over-month

Home prices now just 10.2% off 2006 pre-crisis peak
Trey Garrison
Home prices are now just 10.2% off the 2006 peak, but price appreciation is slowing both month-over-month and year-over-year, according to the latest data from Black Knight Financial Services.
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