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CoreLogic U.S. Economic Outlook- November 2015

Home Prices Rise Fastest for Most Affordable Homes

Frank Nothaft    |    Mortgage Performance, Videos

Economic Outlook November 2015

Prices have continued to rise at a solid pace for most homes in the U.S. as evidenced by the CoreLogic national Home Price Index (HPITM) which shows that home prices rose more than 6 percent this year through September 2015. But national home price indexes mask important differences in various submarkets, obscuring trends by neighborhood or by value...

CoreLogic U.S. Economic Outlook- October 2015

Homeowners' Equity: Turning a Negative into a Positive

Frank Nothaft    |    Mortgage Performance, Videos

Owners with Negative Equity Falls by 1 Million Over Last Year

Another sign of the housing market’s recovery has been the drop in the number of homeowners with negative home equity over the past year. As of mid-2015, 4.4 million homeowners had a mortgage loan balance that exceeded their home’s value, in other words, they were ‘underwater’....

CoreLogic U.S. Housing Policy Update - October 2015

Tackling the New “Know Before You Owe” Regulations

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy, Videos

As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ushers in its new “Know Before You Owe” initiative, it’s important at the outset to understand just what it is and why it’s important. The Truth-in-Lending-Act and Real-Estate-Settlement Procedures Act integrated Disclosure Rule – commonly referred to by the mortgage industry as the TRID – was...

CoreLogic U.S. Housing Policy Update- September 2015

Mortgage Credit Trends, Housing Regulatory and Legislative Environment

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy, Videos

Today we are here to talk about three different areas impacting the U.S. mortgage market with regard to liquidity and advancement in the housing and mortgage space. This discussion will explore the impact of the end investors, shifting credit profile, government programs, regulations and current credit accessibility for borrowers across the credit spectrum.

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CoreLogic U.S. Economic Outlook- September 2015

Household Formation Bolsters Housing Recovery

Frank Nothaft    |    Housing Trends, Videos

A stronger pace of household formation has been a missing ingredient needed to bolster the housing recovery. Household formation, which refers to an individual, couple, group or family that forms their own independent living quarters, had been running at very low levels since 2007 but has recently accelerated.

The rate of household formation is affected by two primary...

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