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CoreLogic to add 500 jobs in North Texas

Opens new campus
Brena Swanson
Good news for North Texas. CoreLogic could create an additional 500 jobs and attract more workers in the area as part of a larger consolidation in the region.
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CoreLogic: There are now 7 hugely overvalued housing markets right now

Nearly double from last quarter
Trey Garrison
Seven major U.S. housing markets are overvalued. In October it was just four. Then, as is the case now, at least half of the overvalued markets are in Texas.
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CoreLogic: Cash sales to return to normal level by mid-2018

Currently 38% of home sales
Brena Swanson
Cash sales made up 37.9% of total home sales nationally in February 2015, down from 40.6% in February 2014, continuing its more-than-two-year trend.
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CoreLogic: Foreclosures plummet 26% from March 2014

Two charts show foreclosures across nation
Brena Swanson
The foreclosure inventory continued to tumble across America in March, this time falling by 25.7%. However, the percent of homeowners struggling to keep up is still well above the pre-recession average of 1.5%.
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CoreLogic: Homes prices rose in March up 5.9% annually

Tight inventory pushes prices up in key markets
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 5.9% in March 2015 compared with March 2014, according to the latest home price index from CoreLogic. What happened to boost price tags?
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From HW Magazine

Secondary Market All-Stars 2015

The private label market stages a comeback
The secondary mortgage market is staging a determined, if quiet, recovery. Our list of Secondary Market All-Stars spotlights companies at the heart of the industry who are delivering solutions and services in both the GSE and private-label market, and forging a path for others to follow.
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CoreLogic first-quarter revenue jumps 12%

Increase driven by 19% growth in data and analytics revenue
Ben Lane
Due to sustained growth in its data and analytics division, CoreLogic reported net revenue of $364.8 million in the first quarter, up 12% over the same time period last year. According to CoreLogic, the revenue growth was primarily driven by higher demand for property data, analytics and underwriting solutions.
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CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory down 27.3% since February 2014

Total now down 67% from peak in 2010
Trey Garrison
Foreclosures and delinquencies are way down from last year and from their peaks right after the housing crash. Fewer opportunities for investors, but what does it mean for the economy as a whole?
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Cash home sales share drops to 38.9% in January 2015

But cash sales increased 3.2% on a monthly basis
Trey Garrison
Cash sales made up 38.9% of total home sales in January 2015, down from 41.4% in January 2014, down from the peak of 46.5%. Here’s what’s happening.
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Second look: Home price surge unlikely to last

Days of rapid price increases coming to an end
Trey Garrison
While the early February reports on home price appreciation seem to suggest a hot market, analysts say it won’t last. Here’s why.
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