Items Tagged with 'Housing Credit Index'


  • CoreLogic: Mortgage lending just got riskier

    Market shifts to investor loans
    During the second quarter this year, the risk in mortgage lending inched up as the market shifted toward an increased share of investor loans. And while mortgage risk remains at the 2001 to 2003 benchmark level, it has been increasing since 2016, and if the trend continues, could soon surpass these levels.
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  • CoreLogic: Mortgage lending becomes riskier in Q1

    Risk levels similar to early 2000s
    Mortgages became more risky in the first quarter, but remain at pre-crisis norms seen in the early 2000s. Although CoreLogic’s index shows credit loosening over the past few months due to a shift toward refinance originations, the first quarter saw more purchase originations.
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