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Reasons for Optimism Despite Increased Delinquencies

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CoreLogic releases monthly reports on delinquencies and loan performance for U.S. mortgages. The company on Tuesday published data covering September 2020, which show that, nationwide, 6.3% of mortgages are 30-plus days past due. Numbers reported in CoreLogic's Loan Performance Insights, ...

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MBS Represent ‘Strong Source of Capital’ for Homeowners

Ginnie Mae on Tuesday announced that mortgage-backed securities (MBS) have continuously been a "strong source of capital for America's homeowners." The company, which funds government-backed loans, reports more than $76.2 billion of securities issued in November, the fifth consecutive month ...

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Housing Market Forecast and Predictions for 2021

Shelter-at-home orders and other measures were put in place just before springtime this year, which is usually the best time of year for listing and selling homes. However, 2021 poses to be a much more stable year for real estate, ...

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Payment-Market Evolution Explained

Although like many sectors, it has faced challenges related to COVID-19, the payments market is quickly evolving, according to industry insiders. Marius Galdikas, CEO at ConnectPay, a fintech bank, notes that factors including Banking-as-a-Service, the pursuit of regulation, less reliance ...

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Home Purchase Sentiment Down After Hitting ‘Peak’

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Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) this month reported a 1.7 point decline in home-purchase sentiment following three consecutive months of increases, the researchers said. The HPSI stands at 80 points for November. Since last year at this time, ...

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The Week Ahead: The Impact of the 2020 Wildfires

The property data analysts at CoreLogic host a complimentary webinar Tuesday, December 8, at 11 a.m. CT, entitled, "A Horizon on Fire: Where Do We Go From Here?" Organizers, noting that 2020 has been a record-breaking year across the board, ...

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Can America Stave Off ‘Wave of Homelessness’

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Some 18 million homeowners and renters are late to pay the monthly housing bill, and about a third of those expect to face eviction or foreclosure in the coming months, reported the US Census Bureau in November. According to an ...

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Industry Leaders Discuss GSE Privatization

The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services Chairwoman Maxine Waters has been a staunch voice advocating on behalf of, in her words, "current homeowners, renters, potential owners, and more than 19 million prospective millennial homeowners." To that end, Waters Friday ...

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