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Forbearance Activity Ended 2020 on a Flat Note

New data published by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has determined the number of mortgages now in forbearance remained mostly flat at the tail end of December. According to the MBA’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey, 5.53% of servicers’ ...

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Possible Solutions for Borrowers Unable to Make Payments

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Based on its recent research and panel discussions, the Urban Institute on Friday published "Three Ways to Help 3.2 Million Struggling Homeowners." The Institute has discovered that while some 3.7 million homeowners, as of November, had resumed mortgage payments and ...

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A Week of ‘Strong Forbearance Improvement’

After declining by 5% last week, the number of mortgage loans actively in forbearance dropped again this past week, according to Black Knight, which calls the week of November 3-10 one of "strong forbearance improvement." "The decline was seen across ...

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Number of Active Forbearances Experiences a Spike

According to the daily loan-level data on the Black Knight blog, the numbers of mortgages in active forbearance increased for the first time in six weeks. Those totals increased by 21,000 week-over-week. The spike was abetted mainly by a bounce ...

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Could Home Price Surge Lead to Another Crash?

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Even in the face of a pandemic, elevated unemployment, and a general nationwide recession, home prices have surged, researchers recently reported.  “Prices are defying logic, expectations, and even belief, as they shoot up to record highs amid an unprecedented health and economic crisis,” ...

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A Closer Look at Latest Forbearance Report

According to recent findings posted from Black Knight’s McDash Flash Forbearance Tracker, the number of mortgages in active forbearance stayed steady this past week, neither increasing or decreasing in any great way. Specific details released by Black Knight reveals a ...

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