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Foreclosure Report Highlights: August 2016

National Foreclosure Inventory Down 30 Percent Year Over Year

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

Distressed Inventory Cont to Shrink
  • The foreclosure inventory was 77.5 percent below the January 2011 peak in August 2016.
  • The inventory of mortgages in serious delinquency fell 20.6 percent year over year in August 2016.
  • All states except North Dakota and Wyoming had a year-over-year decrease in the serious delinquency rate.

The national foreclosure inventory – the number...

What Are They Waiting For?

Why Don’t High-Mortgage-Rate Loans Get Refinanced?

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

Serious Delinquency Rate for Active Mortgages

In a recent blog we looked at the refinance option for outstanding first mortgages in the CoreLogic servicer-contributed database. We found that most mortgages have interest rates low enough that refinancing would not be a money-saving venture.  But...

Foreclosure Report Highlights: July 2016

National Foreclosure Inventory Down 29 Percent Year Over Year

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

  • The foreclosure inventory fell 29 percent year over year in July 2016.
  • The inventory of mortgages in serious delinquency fell 17 percent year over year in July 2016.
  • All states except North Dakota and Wyoming had a year-over-year decrease in the serious delinquency rate.

The national foreclosure inventory – the number of loans in the...

Escrow Overcharges and Delayed Refunds Can Lead to Increased CFPB Complaints

Refunds from escrow accounts are Granger-causing CFPB complaints

Dingxi Qiu    |    Mortgage Performance

Relationship between CRFP complaints

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints are difficult to track and address, but they can potentially cause significant reputational damage to mortgage lenders and servicers if common issues in the complaints are not handled properly. Using CoreLogic tax servicing data to evaluate the reasons for CFPB complaints, we found that the number of overpayment-related escrow account...

HMDA Preview

CoreLogic Estimates Mortgage Origination Dollars Increased 30 Percent in 2015

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

First-Lien Mortgage Originations Increase 30 Percent in 2015

It’s that time of year again. The annual Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)1 data is expected in mid-September at which point the details on mortgage lending for 2015 will be made public. HMDA contains information for lenders and policy makers, including details on mortgage denial rates, borrower and applicant details, mortgage pricing and the level of mortgage...

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