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Black Knight Financial Services Debuts IPO at a Total Price of $441 Million

Black Knight debuted the IPO at the NYSE Wednesday morning at $24.50 per share, a total of $441 million, according to a press release from the company on Tuesday. By the time trading closed at 4 p.m. eastern time Wednesday, the price of the stocks had increased by more than 10 percent up to $27.11 per share, according to the NYSE website.

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Report: Foreclosure-Related Complaints Decreasing Faster Than Non-Current Inventory

The data showed that modification, collection, and foreclosure-related complaints were falling at an even fast rate than the number of non-current loans over that same period. In Q1 2013, the number of such complaints were received by the Bureau totaled 10,047; for the fourth quarter of 2014, that number was 4,741, a decline of 53 percent–compared to the 27 percent decline for non-current loan inventory.

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Delinquency Rate Drops Below 5 Percent For First Time Since 2007

The delinquency rate (percentage of residential mortgage loans 30 days or more past due but not in foreclosure) dropped to 4.70 percent for March (approximately 2.38 million loans), the first time the rate has been below 5 percent since August 2007. The rate fell by 12 percent since February, the largest month-over-month decline in nine years.

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Foreclosure Starts Leveling Off After Spiking to Start 2015

Foreclosure starts dropped off by 15 percent according to Black Knight Financial Services' February 2015 Mortgage Monitor released earlier this week, almost reversing the spike they experienced in January – indicating that foreclosure starts may be leveling off and even nearing pre-recession numbers.

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Reactions Positive to Black Knight, Five Star White Paper Analyzing CFPB Consumer Complaints

"We have less than one basis point, 0.73 complaints per loan in Q1 of 2013 and while we did see a slight rise through Q4 2014 it’s really insignificant," said Dori Daganhardt, VP of Product Marketing, Data, and Analytics Division with Black Knight, and the author of the white paper. "It doesn’t suggest that we get an A plus as an industry on managing the complaints related to performing loans, but I think it does suggest that there is more discovery that can be done.

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Black Knight and Five Star Release Study on CFPB Consumer Complaints

Now, in a report to be released today titled "Analysis and Study of CFPB Consumer Complaint Data Related to Mortgage Servicing Activities,” Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) and the Five Star Institute (FSI) seek to provide context and insight to complaints received by the CFPB by comparing the CFPB's two predominant mortgage complaint categories, servicing and default, with loan trends.

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Foreclosure Starts Retreat After Spiking in January

Foreclosure starts dropped by 15 percent month-over-month in February, down to 79,700, the lowest level since November 2014 and their third lowest total for any month in at least seven years, according to Black Knight. This decline in foreclosure starts came just one month after the number swelled to 94,300 in January, the highest level since December 2013. Analysts concluded at that time that the spike in foreclosure starts for January was likely due to seasonality and not a forming trend.

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Analyst: Recent Spike in Foreclosure Starts Likely Due to Seasonality

According to Black Knight, however, one stat experienced an increase – foreclosure starts jumped by 5.5 percent year-over-year in January up to their highest level since December 2013. About 51 percent of January's reported total of 94,300 foreclosure starts were repeat foreclosures, according to Black Knight. January's spike in foreclosure starts is likely attributed more to seasonality than any type of pattern that may be forming, according to Black Knight's SVP of Loan Data Products, Trey Barnes.

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