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CoreLogic delivers strong 2014 despite 40% decline in mortgage volume

Reports $1.4 billion in revenue, equal to 2013
Ben Lane
Citing continuing growth in its data and analytics division that counteracted a shrinking mortgage market, CoreLogic reported revenues of $1.4 billion for 2014, the same amount the property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider recorded in 2013.
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Cash home sales decline for 23rd straight month

November 2014 cash sales fell 2.7% year-over-year
Ben Lane
The drop from 2013’s total of cash sales marks the 23rd straight month that the amount of cash sales has fallen year-over-year. November’s figure did rise slightly from October’s total of 35.5%, but CoreLogic notes that an increase in cash sales is typical in the fall and winter months.
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CoreLogic: Foreclosures down 13.7% year-over-year

39,000 completed foreclosures in December
Brena Swanson
While foreclosures continue their downward trend, completed foreclosures last year were less than half of the 1.2 million peak in 2010, but remain twice the level of normal activity over 10 years ago.
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SEC filings reveal BlackRock’s substantial interest in housing

Ownership disclosures show breadth of empire
Ben Lane
Over the last few weeks, HousingWire has chronicled the stock ownership disclosures of BlackRock, revealing that the company holds significant interest in many of housing’s biggest names, including Altisource Residential, CoreLogic and Lowe’s. As it turns out, those disclosures only scratch the surface of how deep BlackRock’s roots extend into housing.
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CoreLogic’s Partner InfoNet revenue sharing grew 66% in 2014

Added 11 new partners in 4th quarter
Ben Lane
CoreLogic announced that the revenue sharing payments from its Partner InfoNet program increased by 66% in 2014, growing to more than $1 million.
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Freddie Mac: The return of the refinance market

Borrowers save $5 billion in interest payments in 2015
Brena Swanson
Although Freddie Mac forecasts the refinance share to be about 40% in 2015, compared to 63% in 2013, this time around, house prices have continued to rise, creating an extra incentive to refinance.
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CoreLogic: Home prices increased 7.4% in 2014

Appreciation stabilized in last four months
Brena Swanson
While home price appreciation was not as rapid in 2014 as it was in 2013, it still increased 7.4% for the full year. However, as last year came to a close, home price growth finally start to moderate.
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Urban Institute: 3 predictions for mortgage lending

The impact of new regulations
Brena Swanson
A recent seminar hosted by the Urban Institute and CoreLogic brought several industry experts together to address a range of issues related to mortgage insurance. As a result of the discussion, three general predictions emerged.
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Revealed: BlackRock owns considerable stock in housing’s biggest players

Owns more than just Altisource
Ben Lane
Altisource is not the only housing stock BlackRock owns. In fact, according to recent filings with the SEC, BlackRock owns a substantial stake in another of Ocwen’s associates, Home Loan Servicing Solutions, as well as considerable interests in CoreLogic and Lowe’s.
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Freddie Mac’s Frank Nothaft joins Corelogic as chief economist

Spent last 13 years as Freddie Mac’s chief economist
Ben Lane
After spending nearly 30 years with Freddie Mac, including the last 13 years as Freddie Mac’s chief economist, Frank Nothaft is leaving the government-sponsored enterprise to join Corelogic as the company’s senior vice president and chief economist.
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