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Distressed Sales Accounted for 10 Percent of Homes Sold Nationally in October 2015

Share Fell 2 Percentage Points from a Year Ago

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

Distressed Sales as Percentage of Total Sales
  • Of total sales in October 2015, distressed sales were 10.2 percent and REO sales were 6.9 percent
  • Maryland remains on top with the largest share of distressed sales among all states at 20.3 percent
  • Distressed sales share should reach pre-crisis level in 2019

Distressed sales, which include real estate-owned properties (REOs) and short sales,...

National Property Tax Delinquency Declining

Matt Cannon    |    Mortgage Performance

Tax Payment Delinquency Rate on Mortgages over 2006-2014

Real estate taxes in the United States are assessed by various taxing authorities and are generally based on the value of the property, including the land. The taxes may include county, city, town, borough, school or a special assessment, such as a Municipal Utility District (MUD) tax. Different locations can have different types of property taxes. Homeowners with a mortgage typically pay...

Cash Sales Share Falls 3 Percentage Points From a Year Ago

Cash Sales Accounted for 32 Percent of All Home Sales in September 2015

Molly Boesel    |    Housing Trends

Cash Sales Share by Sale Type

Cash sales accounted for 32.5[1] percent of total home sales in September 2015, down 3.4 percentage points from 35.9 percent in September 2014. On a month-over-month basis, the cash sales share increased by 0.2 percentage points in September 2015 compared with August 2015. The cash sales share typically increases month over month in September, and due to seasonality in the housing...

CoreLogic U.S. Housing Policy Update- A Deeper Dive on Florida

December 2015

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy, Videos

From the macro view of national and state figures, the recovery is well underway in the housing market as the U.S. continues to make gains from the nationwide downturn seen in the mid-2000s. Mortgage loans in delinquency continue their downward trends, and negative equity continues to subside even as the CoreLogic national Home Price Index (HPI) posts positive gains in home...

Home Equity Part 2: Underwriting Standards

Stay High As Volumes Rise

Sam Khater    |    Mortgage Performance

Average LTV of Originations

Home equity lending, as discussed in Part One of this blog, is making a comeback. But the last time home equity—or more specifically, subprime home equity—boomed it was enabled, in part, by very loose underwriting standards, and we all know how that turned out. So how’s the underwriting this time around? In a word: tight!

A new analysis of lines and loans...

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