Foreclosure Statistics

RealtyTrac Numbers

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2011

For the most part, these new numbers do not reflect new cases – they are the old cases that have been rotting away in the system due to robosigner gate related delays. Housing recovery is going to require two simple things: Stopping the losses and absorbing the inventory. Washington has waste...

LPS Finds Serious Delinquencies Outnumber Foreclosure Sales 50:1

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011

There were 4,084,557 mortgages in the United States 90 or more days delinquent or in foreclosure as of the end of May, according to Lender Processing Services (LPS). With foreclosure sales at 78,676 at month end, the volume of seriously past due loans over-shadowed the number of completed foreclosu...

One in 10 NYC Mortgages Seriously Delinquent

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011

I. One in 10 residential mortgages in New York City is seriously delinquent – meaning over 90 days delinquent or in foreclosure – according to an analysis of the regional housing market released this week by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Part of a new online resource called Regional Mortga...

Industry's Past Due Mortgages = 6,350,000

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011

Data released by Lender Processing Services (LPS) Tuesday puts the number of home mortgages that are delinquent or in foreclosure at 6,350,000. The company’s assessment is based on mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database of nearly 40 million mortgage loans through the e...

Foreclosure Filings Decline but Signs of Renewed Activity Evident

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011

Foreclosure filings slipped 2 percent between April and May and were down 33 percent from a year earlier, according to a new report released by RealtyTrac Thursday. The company says foreclosure filings — including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions — were reported on 214,9...

Investors Moving Foreclosures Faster Than Banks Along West Coast

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011

Third-party investors are reselling foreclosure properties they’ve scooped up at auction at a rapid pace in states along the country’s Western seaboard. In fact, they’re moving distressed homes faster than lenders, according to a local tracking firm. ForeclosureRadar, based out of Discovery Bay, C...

Fed Highlights Case Studies for Stabilizing Foreclosure-Ravaged Cities

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2011

The foreclosure crisis and the economic downturn that followed have undoubtedly touched every corner of the nation. In cities that have been hit particularly hard, it’s not uncommon to see streets lined with foreclosure signs and vacant homes. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took to the podi...

Fannie Mae's Delinquencies Continue Year-Long Decline

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2011

Fannie Mae has released new details on its book of business, which shows the share of mortgages it owns or guarantees that’s past due by three months or longer has been on a steady decline for a year now. The nation’s largest mortgage company reported that its seriously delinquent rate on single-f...

Phoenix Foreclosure Numbers Reveal a City on the Mend

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2011

Home sales in the metro Phoenix area are heating up thanks to the popular foreclosure market, according to ForeclosureDeals.com. The site reports that there were more than 10,000 home sales in the Phoenix area in March with nearly 1,500 of those sales foreclosure homes. “Demand is starting to incr...

RealtyTrac's March housing study

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2011

RealtyTrac's March housing study reports a 15% decrease in foreclosure activity > between the fourth quarter of 2010 and the first quarter of 2011, as well as a 27% > decline compared to the same period a year ago. But before you break out the champagne, > the decline is being attributed to exte...

LPS: Foreclosure Backlog Stands at 30x Foreclosure Sales Volume

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2011

New data released by Lender Processing Services (LPS) Monday show that while delinquencies continue to decline, an enormous backlog of foreclosures still exists with overhang at every level. As of the end of February, foreclosure inventory levels stood at more than 30 times monthly foreclosure sal...

LPS' Data Show Declines in Delinquencies and Foreclosure Inventories

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2011

Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) gave the media an advance look Monday at the company’s February mortgage performance report to be released later this week. In what can be viewed as an anomaly of the current housing crisis, LPS’ data show that both the national mortgage delinquency rate and t...

Mortgage Litigation Rose Significantly in Fourth Quarter

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2011

Mortgage servicers were plagued with lawsuits in the last quarter of 2010, according to an industry resource. A quarterly report conducted by Mortgage Daily shows the percentage of legal actions against servicers rose 42 percent in the last three months of 2010. Actions associated with loan modifi...

Subprime Defaults Improve but Market Conditions Raise Loss Severities

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2011

Fitch Ratings has reviewed all U.S. subprime mortgage securitizations rated by the agency and found little change in expected losses for the bond investors as default risk improved slightly. However, the agency says loss severities have increased due to longer foreclosure timelines and still-declini...

New Numbers Found...

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2011

CoreLogic has found additional loans, numbering around 2 million that are upside-downto the point that the owners have a mortgage at least 50% greater than the valueof the home, possibly adding to the shadow inventory in the future and doublingit. Lender Processing Services (LPS) estimates that, giv...

Moody's: CMBS Loan Delinquencies Rise to 9.18%

Posted on Sunday, March 20, 2011

The delinquency rate on loans included in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) conduit and fusion transactions increased 17 basis points in February to 9.18 percent, according to Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s noted that while still rising, increases in CMBS delinquencies have been mode...

FNC Study Takes Closer Look at Foreclosure Data

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2011

Recent data released by FNC, Inc reveals that 2008 and 2009 were the worst in terms of market distress, with more than 25 percent of foreclosed properties liquidated at a more than 40 percent discount. The data reveals that since then, only the bottom quartile of foreclosure sales have been so dis...

LPS Finds Foreclosure Starts Declined in January but Outpaced Sales

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2011

Data released by Lender Processing Services (LPS) Wednesday shows that while foreclosure starts decreased in the first month of 2011, they still outnumber foreclosure sales by almost three to one. According to the Florida-based company’s analysis, lenders initiated 230,000 foreclosure actions in Ja...

Brooklyn, Bronx foreclosures surge as city rates hold steady, national rates drop

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2011

More Brooklyn and Bronx homeowners found themselves at risk of losing their homes last month, while foreclosures citywide held steady. Nearly 1,350 city homeowners received some form of foreclosure notice in February, up 1.3% from January but down 4% from a year ago, according to stats set to be re...

Foreclosures Fall To 3-Year Low In February

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2011

NEW YORK: Foreclosure filings dropped to a 3-year low in February due to an ongoing backlog following last year's halt in activity, according to a RealtyTrac report on Thursday. Notices of default, auctions and bank repossessions tumbled 13.9 percent from January to 225,101, the lowest since Febr...

Improvement in Mortgage Delinquencies Slows: TransUnion

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011

TransUnion has released its findings and analysis on mortgage delinquency for the fourth quarter of 2010, which found that the national mortgage loan delinquency rate dropped to 6.41 percent. This statistic, which is traditionally seen as a precursor to foreclosure, reflects a decrease of 0.47 per...

LPS Records Increase in Nonperforming Loans

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011

After several months in which the nation’s volume of non-current home loans declined, the contraction has come to an end. Lender Processing Services (LPS) says there were 6.92 million residential mortgages past due or in foreclosure as of the end of January. That’s up from 6.87 million reported by t...

Fla. mortgage delinquency highest in U.S.

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011

There was no change in the nationwide average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage over the past week. Florida’s mortgage delinquency rate at the end of 2010 was the highest in the nation, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. More than 24 percent of the home loans in Florida were one p...

West Coast Foreclosure Sales Climb to Pre-Robo-Signing Levels

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Foreclosure auction sales in states along the West Coast have bounced back to levels not seen since robo-signing moratoriums went into effect last fall, the California-based tracking firm ForeclosureRadar reported Tuesday. The company’s coverage area includes the states of Arizona, California, Neva...

Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Lowest Level in Two Years

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on single-family residential properties dropped to 8.22 percent at the end of 2010, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Thursday. That’s down about 10 percent from the rate reported by the trade group three months earlier and is its lowest mortga...

Much is Hiding In February 2011 Numbers

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2011

NATIONWIDE Everyone’s talking about the February foreclosure stats RealtyTrac released this morning. Combined filings (default notices, auctions scheduled, bank repossessions) down 27% year from last year and 14% from last month. This is a three year low, significantly down from the March 2010 p...

B of A is only one bank and they say it will be 3 more years

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2011

The head of Bank of America's new Legacy Servicing division,which controls about half the 14 million loans serviced by BofA, was quoted as saying that they'll work through the backlog of delinquent mortgages in the next three years. Legacy Servicing, received virtually all of the 60+ day delinque...

West Coast Foreclosure Sales Climb to Pre-Robo-Signing Levels

Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011

Foreclosure auction sales in states along the West Coast have bounced back to levels not seen since robo-signing moratoriums went into effect last fall, the California-based tracking firm ForeclosureRadar reported Tuesday. The company’s coverage area includes the states of Arizona, California, Neva...

Scheduled home foreclosure auctions fall to new low in New York City

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

Newly scheduled residential foreclosure auctions in New York City hit another low in January, continuing the downward trajectory that began in the aftermath of the so-called "robo-signing" controversy late last year. According to new data from PropertyShark.com, which tracks the number of fore...

Foreclosure Activity Increases 1 Percent in January

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

IRVINE, Calif. – RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for January 2011, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 261,333 U.S...

January Foreclosure Activity Inches Up From Dec - RealtyTrac

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

The number of properties in the U.S. that received foreclosure filings grew 1% in January from December, but was down 17% from a year earlier, according to market researcher RealtyTrac. RealtyTrac said 261,333 properties got a filing in January, meaning one in every 497 housing units received a fo...

Foreclosure Activity Down 17% from a Year Ago: RealtyTrac

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

RealtyTrac has released its January foreclosure market report. The tracking company’s analysis shows that foreclosure filings – including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions – were reported on 261,333 U.S. properties in January. That equates to one in every 497 housing units ...

Stiglitz Expects 2 Million U.S. Foreclosures This Year

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said another 2 million foreclosures are expected in the U.S. this year, adding to the 7 million that have occurred since the economic crisis of 2008. “U.S. foreclosures are continuing apace,” Stiglitz told a conference near Port Louis, the capital of M...

S&P Study Finds HFA Delinquencies Exceed State Averages for First Time

Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011

Although the nation is in the midst of an economic recovery, albeit a slow one, unemployment levels remain extremely elevated, and that – along with lower housing prices, diminished demand from homebuyers, and a large inventory of houses in foreclosure – is leading to an increase in defaults on hous...

Report: 23% of Nevadans Facing Foreclosure 'Walked Away'

Posted on Friday, February 04, 2011

According to a “Face of Foreclosure” report released this week by the Nevada Association of Realtors (NVAR), nearly one in four Nevada homeowners who have lost their homes to foreclosure admit to “walking away” as part of a strategic default. The report also revealed that most of the state’s homeo...

Foreclosures Up in 72% of Major Metros but Down in Hardest-Hit Areas

Posted on Monday, January 31, 2011

RealtyTrac has released its 2010 foreclosure tallies for the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. The tracking firm found that foreclosure activity increased from 2009 in 149 of the 206 metros with a population of 200,000 or more, or 72 percent. Interestingly enough, the metro areas with the 10 hi...

Area still ranks high in foreclosures

Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2011

MANATEE -- Fewer filings didn’t keep the Sarasota-Bradenton region from continuing to have one of the nation’s highest foreclosure rates last year, according to data released today. One in every 21 homes in the two-county region received a foreclosure filing in 2010, ranking Sarasota-Bradenton No. ...

Continued troubles for housing market

Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2011

RealtyTrac's report today on housing revealed ongoing troubles concerning the housing market. JEREMY HOBSON: We have new numbers on foreclosures this morning, and they signal more trouble ahead. Lenders are on track to take back more homes this year than any other year since the recession began. R...

Slow Loan Resolutions Extend Shadow Inventory's Staying Power: S&P

Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The volume of distressed residential properties in the United States is the primary factor hindering a full recovery in the country’s housing market, according to Standard & Poor’s (S&P). Given the pace of defaults during the housing downturn, the market’s inability to quickly absorb the excess vo...

Distressed Property Sales Surges in December: Report

Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sales of distressed properties surged in December as many banks resumed foreclosures following the suspensions prompted by robo-signing issues last fall, according to an industry study conducted by Campbell Surveys. The company’s HousingPulse Distressed Property Index (DPI) recorded a sharp jump la...

LPS: 6.87 Million Mortgages Delinquent or in Foreclosure

Posted on Friday, January 21, 2011

As of the end of December, 6.87 million mortgages in the United States were delinquent or in the process of foreclosure, according to Lender Processing Services (LPS). The company provided the media with a preview of its soon-to-be-released mortgage performance report this week, covering data throu...

Bank Foreclosures in Miami-Dade County Priced 47% Below Market

Posted on Thursday, January 20, 2011

According to RealtyStore, a provider of local foreclosure listings and data, the median price of bank foreclosures in Miami-Dade County, Florida, are nearly half that of the current market rate. RealtyStore analysis showed that 64 percent of all foreclosures for sale in the county are marketed by b...

Commentary: The True Market Revealed

Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2011

While problems in the foreclosure process will impact the market in the 4th quarter, the 3rd quarter was telling for the long-term trend of the nation's housing market. In the wake of the Federal tax credit home sales plummeted, but price trends were a mixed bag with some markets declining while oth...

RealtyTrac: More Than One Million Homes Seized by Lenders in 2010

Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2011

Lenders repossessed 1,050,500 homes last year, according to the 2010 end-of-year foreclosure report from RealtyTrac. The annual figure marks a record-high number of new bank-owned properties tracked by the company. The 2010 tally is up 14 percent from the previous year, when banks seized 918,376 h...

Foreclosure Record: Banks Seize 1.05 Million Homes In 2010

Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Banks seized more than a million U.S. homes in one year for the first time last year, despite a slowdown in the last few months as questions around foreclosure processing arose, a leading firm said on Thursday. Banks foreclosed on 69,847 properties in December, bringing the y...

December Foreclosure Activity Mixed on West Coast: Report

Posted on Saturday, January 15, 2011

A recent report by ForeclosureRadar shows unexpectedly mixed foreclosure activity in its coverage area for the month of December. The California-based firm tracks foreclosures and provides auction updates for Arizona, California, Washington, Nevada, and Oregon. According to the company, foreclos...

Lingering Foreclosure Mess Threatens Economic Recovery

Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2011

Hopes for economic improvement this year are being threatened by the lingering mess of unresolved foreclosures. Alleged foreclosure fraud committed by banks, mortgage firms and foreclosure attorneys is slowing down foreclosure proceedings which may in turn stifle the housing market's recovery in 20...

37% fewer foreclosures for Palm Beach County

Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2011

Palm Beach County saw a 37 percent decline in the number of foreclosures filed last year compared with 2009, marking the first year-over-year drop in foreclosure filings in five years, according figures released Wednesday by the county clerk’s office. The office said there were 19,840 foreclosure...

Regulators: Completed Foreclosures in Q3 Up 57% from Year Ago

Posted on Friday, January 07, 2011

New data from federal regulators show that the nation’s largest banks and thrifts repossessed nearly 187,000 homes during the third quarter of 2010. The number of foreclosures completed during the three-month period is up 14.7 percent from the previous quarter and is 57.5 percent more than a year ea...

Prediction: Mortgage Delinquencies Will Decline in 2011

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2011

The annual consumer credit forecast from U.S. credit bureau TransUnion predicts a 20 percent drop in national mortgage loan delinquencies by the end of 2011. TransUnion predicts that the number of delinquent accounts — 60 or more days past due — will drop to 4.98 percent from an expected 6.21 percen...

Mortgage Defaults Rose in December

Posted on Monday, December 27, 2010

A Standard & Poor's/Experian Consumer Credit Default report for December released Tuesday show an increase in monthly mortgage default rates for the first time since December 2009, although the year-over-year decline is 38.84 percent. Of the five major metropolitan areas tracked in the report, ...

Foreclosures Fall To Lowest Level In 18 Months

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010

LOS ANGELES — The number of U.S. homes taken back by lenders dropped to the lowest level in 18 months in November, the result of foreclosure freezes enacted by several banks following allegations that evictions were handled improperly. Home repossessions dropped 28 percent from October and 12 perce...

Foreclosures Fall to Lowest Level Since 2008 on Robo-Signing Delays

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010

New data from RealtyTrac shows that foreclosure activity last month fell to a level not seen since November 2008, after problems with paperwork prompted case reviews, foreclosure suspensions, and re-filings of affidavits by mortgage servicers. Foreclosure filings nationwide in November dropped 21 p...

I. RealtyTrac: Robo-signers take bite out of foreclosures

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010

I. Allegations over robo-signing that led to temporary lender moratoriums to inspect paperwork and procedures trampled down foreclosure rates in Florida and across the nation in November, according to RealtyTrac. Despite a 42 percent drop in foreclosure activity from the previous month, Florida pos...

Increase in Foreclosures Leaves Fewer Borrowers Underwater: CoreLogic

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2010

The research firm CoreLogic says the share of mortgage borrowers who were underwater – meaning they owed more on the loan than their home was worth – shrankduring the third quarter. But analysts say the news is hardly encouraging since the decline is being attributed to a rise in foreclosures rat...

Google Maps Foreclosure Listings

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2010

Prepare yourself to be floored: Google Maps keeps evolving, expanding the ability to drill down into granular detail. The latest updated trick? Mapping foreclosures for sale. Google Maps Foreclosure Listings 1. Punch in any US address into Google Maps. 2. Your options are Earth, Satellit...

End of foreclosure moratorium won't mean flood of closings

Posted on Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Although Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lifted a moratorium on the seizure and sale of tens of thousands of distressed homes, it doesn't mean that would-be buyers will be rushing to close their long-delayed contracts. More than a week after the government-sponsored mortgage companies said they would ...

Foreclosure Crisis Slowing Sales

Posted on Tuesday, December 07, 2010

The foreclosure mess is making it harder for banks to sell properties. ForeclosureRadar, which tracks foreclosures in five Western states, says the number of properties coming to auction in Arizona, California, and Nevada has declined by more than 30 percent. Investors are backing away from sales...

Accelerated Foreclosure Activity Keeps Delinquency Growth in Check

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Servicers have picked up the pace as they work through a backlog of home loans that have languished in late-stage delinquency status for months, and in some cases well over a year. Liquidation activity has accelerated, and as a result, Lender Processing Services (LPS) says lenders’ foreclosure i...

Where fewer foreclosures are now bad for business

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Across the nation, troubled homeowners have cheered the news that some banks are slowing the foreclosure process to review questionable documents. Then there are places like Lee County, Fla., where not everyone is applauding. Foreclosures became so common here that they spawned a cottage industry. ...

ForeclosureRadar Sees Impact of Suspensions in West Coast States

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2010

The headline foreclosure news for the past couple of months has been the suspension of foreclosures by a handful of lenders after robo-signers and procedural deficiencies were uncovered in their servicing shops. The foreclosure tracking firm ForeclosureRadar says while the announcements initially f...

LPS: More Than 7M Mortgages Are Delinquent or in Foreclosure

Posted on Friday, November 19, 2010

There are 7,043,000 mortgages in the United States that are at least 30 days past due or in the process of foreclosure, according to Lender Processing Services (LPS). The company provided the media with a sneak peek at its October month-end mortgage performance data this week. The numbers show the ...

October Foreclosure Rate 2010: Foreclosures DROP Due To Mishandled Paperwork

Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2010

LOS ANGELES — The number of U.S. homes repossessed by lenders last month fell by the sharpest margin this year, as several major lenders temporarily halted most or all of their foreclosures amid allegations thousands of foreclosures were handled improperly. Home repossessions dropped 9 percent fr...

Foreclosure Filings Down 4% in October: RealtyTrac

Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Foreclosure filings – including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions – were reported on 332,172 properties during the month of October, according to data released by RealtyTrac Thursday. That tally represents a 4 percent decrease from the previous month and is almost exact...

US homes lost to foreclosure drops 9 pct in Oct.

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2010

LOS ANGELES -- The number of U.S. homes repossessed by lenders last month fell by the sharpest margin this year, as several major lenders temporarily halted most or all of their foreclosures amid allegations thousands of foreclosures were handled improperly. Home repossessions dropped 9 percent ...

Miami foreclosure activity up 25 percent in Q3

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2010

Florida was one of four states whose cities accounted for all top ten foreclosure rates in the third quarter among metropolitan areas with a population of 200,000 or more, while cities outside those states accounted for most of the biggest increases in metro foreclosure activity, according to the la...

Nation's Biggest Banks Each Hold over $20B in Foreclosures: Report

Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2010

By: Carrie Bay DSNews.com New data released this week shows that the nation’s largest banks are holding monstrous volumes of soured home loans. Not only has the housing crisis left major lenders knee-deep in an ocean of non-performers, but added exposure to early delinquencies means they could sink...

11.5 Million at Risk?

Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2010

If governmental policy on foreclosure prevention does not change, 11.5 million borrowers are in danger of losing their homes, according to the analysts at Amherst Securities Group LP. The staggering figure put forth by the mortgage investment brokerage equates to one out of every five borrowers ...

Not Done Yet...

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Foreclosure Kitchen Has More Food to Cook How the housing recovery affects household wealth recovery Eric Fry Reporting from Laguna Beach, California for The Daily Reckoning Last Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average tacked on 13 points, boosting its gains for the week to 145 points...and...

LPS Numbers

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2010

(LPS) is offering a sneak peak at its upcoming mortgage market report, scheduled for release September 24. The company’s study will show that the national home loan delinquency rate has retreated, while the foreclosure rate is on the rise. LPS says the numbers are a sign that more delinquent...

High

Posted on Friday, September 17, 2010

The number of homes taken back by lenders hit a new record high last month, according to RealtyTrac. Lenders foreclosed on 95,364 U.S. properties in August, about 2 percent higher than the previous peak of 93,777 recorded by the company in May 2010. August REO activity increased 3 percent fr...

Foreclosures Down/Defaults Up Per Recent MBA Numbers

Posted on Friday, August 27, 2010

The wave of foreclosures appears to be subsiding slightly. According to data from Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Delinquency Survey: • The percentage of loans on which foreclosure action were started during the second quarter was 1.11 percent, down 12 basis points from last quarter and d...

Some Not So Good Predictions

Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2010

2/3 of American homes have a mortgage. 56 million. Over half are owned or guaranteed by the GSEs. 35% are on bank balance sheets. 15% are private labels out of Wall Street. 14% of the 56 million mortgages are already delinquent or foreclosure. 56 x 14% is 7.8 million people not paying the...

2010 Q1 Update

Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 932,234 properties in the first quarter, a 7 percent increase from the previous quarter and a 16 percent increase from the first quarter of 2009. One in every 138 U.S. housing units received a foreclo...

Foreclosures Down

Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2010

One in every 387 homes in the United States was in some stage of foreclosure last month, RealtyTrac reported Thursday. The company’s data shows that foreclosure filings – including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions – were issued on 333,837 properties in April. While sti...

Strategic Defaults Increase as of March 2010

Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The percentage of foreclosures thought to be strategic was 31% in March 2010, compared to 22% in March 2009. One likely reason is the increasing perception that lenders are not going after borrowers who walk away. 54% of those surveyed thought their lender would pursue them. Strategic defaul...

Delinquencies, etc Up YOY, Down MOM

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The latest numbers confirm a large pool of 7.39 million non-current and REO loans. Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) is making a dent in the industry’s delinquency numbers, as evidenced in the improved level of loan cure rates as trial modifications are converted to official loan restruc...

RealtyTrac Foreclosures Stats March 2010

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The latest market data from RealtyTrac, showed that foreclosure activity nationwide rose by 19 percent in March, setting a new monthly record of 367,000 filings. RealtyTrac also found that for the first three months of 2010, foreclosures are up by 60 percent compared to 2009 and roughly 6 million m...

Stats Update March 2010

Posted on Sunday, April 25, 2010

Default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions are all measures related to mortgage foreclosures and market indicators. A total of 932,234 were properties fell into one of these buckets during the first quarter of 2010, 7% up from the quarter before and 16% up from the same quarter last...

Default Numbers so Far 2010

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2010

More than 1.1 million loans that were current at the beginning of 2010 are now delinquent. The number of non current first mortgages and REOs is now over 7.9 million. 10.2% of borrowers are delinquent and 3.3% are in foreclosure so non current loans are at 13.5%....

RealtyTrac Releases Q1 2010 Numbers

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2010

Foreclosures are up 35% from last year. You'll recall the numbers had decreased 2% in February and 10% in January (not unlike a decrease we saw in January and February last year). But the big news is that March foreclosures numbers are now up 19% from February – the biggest increase ever. 25...

Some Interesting Findings About Florida Foreclosure Victims

Posted on Monday, April 12, 2010

Florida the board of Realtors; • 20 percent had incomes between $50,000 and $75,000; 20 percent had incomes greater than $100,000. • 55 percent had attended college or graduated. • 92 percent were married. • 35 percent had lived in their homes for 10 years or more. • 40 percent had lived in t...

Foreclosures Exepected to Increase

Posted on Monday, March 29, 2010

ForeclosuresAs of Q4 2009 about 14% of mortgages were non-performing. On top of that, 1/2 of the loans modified in Q1 2009 were delinquent by Q4. As of Q4 2009, home mortgage performance in general had declined for 7th quarters in a row. On the flip side, as of Q4 2009 86.4% of mortgages were ...

Q$ 2009 Delinquency Rates

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2010

During the last three months of 2009 commercial loans didnt do so bad...relatively speaking; Commercial and industrial loans had delinquency rates of 4.39% Commercial mortgages 5.06%. Construction loans are another story at 18.56% SF mortgages, already in the news for a long time now, ...

From Realty Trac...

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2010

RealtyTrac just released its February 2010 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 308,524 U.S. properties during the month, a decrease of 2 percent from the previous month but still 6 percent ab...

Predictions for 2010

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Nearly 5 million houses and condos, of which the mortgages are delinquent, will go through foreclosure over the next few years, a new study by John Burns Real Estate Consulting Inc. concludes. This represents more than half of the 7.7 million households now behind on their mortgage payments. The ...

2009 Year End Update

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010

At the end of 2009, foreclosures were definitely "in the news." And for good reason. The number of foreclosures rose from 1.8 million at the end of 2008 to about 2.5 million at the end of 2009. This means that 2.21 percent of all U.S. housing units - one in 45 - received at least one foreclosure fi...

Top States

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010

U.S. foreclosures declined 10 percent in January compared to December, but were still up 15 percent year over year, January foreclosure numbers are exhibiting a pattern very similar to a year ago: a double-digit percentage jump in December foreclosure activity followed by a 10 percent drop in Janu...

2009 Q4

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010

According to MBA’s fourth quarter report, the national delinquency rate for mortgage loans on residential properties has fallen to 9.47 percent of all loans outstanding. The percentage of loans in foreclosure at the end of the fourth quarter was 4.58 percent, MBA reported, an increase from the thir...

Foreclosures Hit Record High in 2009

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2010

According to RealtyTrac the number hit 3,957,643 on 2,824,674 properties. That’s a 21% increase over 2008 and 120% over 2007. 1 in every 45 US housing units. In Nevada that number is 1 in every 10. Followed by Arizona and Florida and then California. These four states account for more than 50% ...

Delinquencies Rise into 2010

Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Delinquencies Will Mount in 2010; already the number of loans defaulting a more than double the number of foreclosures being started, And a third of foreclosure case are still at the presale stage a year later. What does this mean? There’s a ton of housing inventory coming down the pike in 2010. ...

Told You So....

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2009

hate to say I told you so (no, I don't really hate it that much) but I did. Sure we've got 1.5 million foreclosures pending now. But low and behold we now have an acknowledged additional 3.5 to 4 million deliquent (translates to soon to be in foreclosure). And - told you so again - the default ...

Factors Driving Foreclosures Now

Posted on Friday, March 06, 2009

Initially foreclosures were being driven by interest rate resets on exotic subprime mortgage loans and were, therefore, fairly able to predict by looking that the upcoming rate reset dates on those loans. More recently foreclosures became driven by folks growing underwater and electing to walk away ...

2008 stats

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2009

According to realty track Florida had second highest number of foreclosure in 0X, almost 400k. Or 1 in every 22 homes. Wondering how many of those were famimilies dispalced verses speculative/investor units. Or financial loss verses major lifestyle catastrophy?...

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