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Mortgage Delinquency Milestone

Homeowners are getting better at paying their mortgage on time—at least in the second quarter of 2017. Take a look at how mortgage delinquency rates have bounced back since the recession.

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Credit Where It’s Due

The consumer bank card default rate nosedived in a big way, swiping the biggest dip in 12 months this past July. But noteworthy gains notwithstanding, plastic is still far from perfect.

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Out of Their Reach

Mortgage performance is perking up, thanks in large measure to our strengthening economy. But in a paradoxical twist, those same positive headwinds are creating a monetary maelstrom for many homebuyers, who lack the cash to lock a deal.

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Further Simplifying Foreclosures

Foreclosures can be a messy process for all involved. But sometimes, the smallest change can have the biggest impact...

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What’s Keeping Foreclosures at Bay?

Properties that would have been foreclosures are not even making it to the courts. So, what has driven foreclosure actions downward for the first time in years?

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Making Restitution

Another mortgage lender/servicer has fulfilled its obligations under a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice. Read on to see which bank, as well as the terms of the deal. . .

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Fighting Off Foreclosures

The FHFA’s May Foreclosure Prevention Report details the actions Fannie and Freddie took to put the kibosh on foreclosures. Did they pack the right amount of punch … or are the Enterprises down for the count?

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10 Cities Primed for Foreclosures

New rankings list the 10 worst U.S. cities to live in. Considering the factors the list takes into account, they’re likely the worst places to invest in, too.

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Rates Go Down, but Things Are Looking Up

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed mortgages are hitting a 15-year high, according to a recent report. However, this is one of the few rates that increased—and that’s a good thing.

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