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January 2017 Archives

Collateral-Related Loan Denials Exhibit Wide Geographical Variations

Volume of Sales, Market Distress, Home-Price Growth May Be Causes of Variation

Yanling Mayer    |    Housing Trends


In a November CoreLogic Insights Blog, collateral was noted as the third most-frequently-cited reason for denials (13.7 percent) for nearly 450,000 first-lien purchase mortgage applications on one- to four-family,...

Rent Growth for Higher-Priced Rental Homes Slowed in 2016

Rent Growth for Lower-Priced Rental Homes Stayed Strong

Shu Chen    |    Housing Trends


Last July CoreLogic reported that, nationally, rent growth on single-family homes had begun to moderate in 2016 based on the CoreLogic Single-Family Rental Index (SFRI). Now that it is six months later, has that trend continued?

Analysis of...

Foreclosure Report Highlights: November 2016

The Foreclosure Rate in Non-Judicial States Is Now Back to Pre-Crisis Levels

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

  • The November 2016 foreclosure inventory was 79.2 percent below the January 2011 peak.
  • The inventory of mortgages in serious delinquency fell 22.1 percent year over year in November 2016.
  • Wyoming was the only state to experience a year-over-year increase in its serious delinquency rate.

The national foreclosure inventory – the number of...

Dwelling Data – Pun Intended!

Using Quality Data to Enhance User Experience

Susan Williams    |    Insurance


Insurers who sell homeowners insurance direct-to-consumer through a website must find that delicate balance between collecting enough information to quote and bind a policy with the possibility of consumer drop-off. Prepopulating data fields using known information about the homeowner and their home is one of the methods that some sites use to ease the data entry burden on the consumer and...

Where Are Residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties Buying Homes?

Net Outward Migration from Los Angeles County to Orange County

Archana Pradhan    |    Housing Trends


In the last blog on recent trends in homebuyer mobility we found that high housing prices in two Northern California counties (San Francisco and Alameda) had been a principal cause of people moving to counties with lower home prices....