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A Closer Look at Freddie’s Single-Family Loan-Level Dataset

Freddie Mac Data Shows Underwriting Policy Has Not Eased Too Much

Michelle Wu    |    Mortgage Performance

FICO Percentile by Orig Year

Recently Freddie Mac released its fixed-rate, loan-level data to increase transparency into the agency’s mortgage practice1. A new analysis from CoreLogic shows that underwriting policy has eased only a little bit since the depths of the financial crisis.


Loan Performance Insights Report Highlights: June 2017

Foreclosure Rate Lowest in Ten Years

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

  • Strong job growth and house price appreciation have contributed to declines in delinquencies
  • The current-to 30-day transition rate edged down in June 2017 from a year earlier
  • San Francisco had the lowest delinquency rate of the largest metro areas

In June 2017, 4.5 percent of home mortgages were in some stage of delinquency, down from 5.3 percent a...

Is the Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Making a Come Back?

ARMs Today are Different than the Pre-Crash ARMs

Archana Pradhan    |    Housing Trends, Mortgage Performance

Comparing the ARM Share with Mortgage Rates

During the past decade, homebuyers have mostly preferred fixed-rate mortgages (FRMs) over adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs). Proof of this is the precipitous drop in the ARM share of the dollar volume of originations from almost 45 percent during mid-2005 to a low of 2 percent in mid-2009 (Figure 1). Since then, the ARM share has fluctuated between about 5 and 13 percent, generally rising when...

Single-family Mortgage Originations Increased 15 Percent in 2016

Government Share of Originations Remained Steady

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

CoreLogic public records data shows that the dollar volume of all mortgages – purchase and refinance combined – originated...

Who Are the Geographic Influencers for Fraud Risk?

California and Maryland are strongest influencers of National Fraud Risk

Bret Fortenberry    |    Mortgage Performance

Top 3 CBSAs trend compared to National trend

CoreLogic has determined the regions of the U.S. that have the highest correlation with the National Mortgage Fraud Risk index, based on a tracking score1.  The regions that are most highly correlated with fraud risk are areas that will be the best predictors of nationwide mortgage fraud.  In fact, one can look at a few highly correlated regions to predict fraud risk on a...

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