Mortgage Delinquencies at Lowest Since 2008

Day: May 20, 2012

Mortgage Delinquencies at Lowest Since 2008

Mortgage Delinquencies at Lowest Since 2008

Mortgage delinquencies have hit their lowest point in 4 years, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association, down from 7.58% to 7.4%. This includes mortgage payments that are at least one payment behind, but does not include loans already somewhere in the foreclosure process. The peak number was over 10%, during the height of the housing…  Continue Reading

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Foreclosed But Back to Homeownership

Foreclosed But Back to Homeownership

More and more, Americans aren’t letting a foreclosure, bankruptcy or short sale prevent them from becoming homeowners again, and quickly. In year’s past, the only option seemed to be renting. But today, as rental prices are on the rise, they want to take advantage of low home prices. So where is the help coming from…  Continue Reading

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Increase in Short Sales Helps Lower Foreclosures

Increase in Short Sales Helps Lower Foreclosures

For the first time since 2007, foreclosure filings were at their lowest for a month in April 2012. This includes default notices, auctions and bank repossessions. Any increases in foreclosure activity were masked by the decline in the three large, hardest hit states of California, Nevada and Arizona. They were more efficient in processing their…  Continue Reading

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