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Delinquencies on the Decline

According to the latest installment of CoreLogic’s monthly Loan Performance Insights Report, nationally 5.3 percent of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency during December 2017. That figure includes mortgages in foreclosure. The total is exactly the same percentage as ...

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Home Valuations After Disaster Strikes

Now and then, Mother Nature reminds us of her power—but 2017 was outrageous. It was a record-breaking year for disasters. According to a recent New York Times report, the combined insured losses from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria accounted for ...

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How Did Texas Housing Weather Hurricane Harvey?

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When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas last summer, many housing experts worried what the megastorm's effect on the market would be. Turns out, their fears of a wounded market were needless. "Despite the devastation of Hurricane Harvey,” said Kaki Lybbert, Chairman ...

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Weathering the Next Storm in REO

It wasn’t the perfect storm, but more like a perfect series of storms: Harvey, Irma, and Maria all hit in swift succession. And while 2017 didn’t set the record for the number of 1,000-year storms (there were six in 2016), ...

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$1.5 Trillion Worth of U.S. Homes Threatened by Wildfires

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, last year’s California wildfire season was the most destructive on record, with over 9,000 fires burning more than a million acres in 2017. Moreover, some of those fires swept through ...

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Foreclosure Starts and Completions Hit 17-Year Lows

Mortgage delinquencies hit a 23-month high as 2017 wrapped up, surging by 164,000 year-over-year, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor Report from the Data and Analytics Division of Black Knight, Inc. However, that figure only tells part of the story. ...

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HUD Announces $1.5 Billion in Aid to Puerto Rico

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Thursday that it was awarding more than $1.5 billion in aid to help Puerto Rico recover from the damages wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year. HUD Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes ...

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