September 29, 2017

What’s Next for Consumer Data Security?

For Equifax, the fallout from its massive data breach is far from over.  The company is facing numerous inquiries from government agencies and even lawsuits.  The breach exposed serious […]
September 28, 2017

Mortgage Fraud Risk on the Rise

An estimated 13,404mortgage applications, representing 0.82% of all applications, filed during the second quarter contained indications of fraud, according to the Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index released by CoreLogic.  […]
September 27, 2017

Homeowners Continue to Regain Equity

Homeowners with mortgages saw an overall gain of $766 billion in their home equity during the second quarter from the year-ago period, or an increase of 10.6%, according to […]
September 26, 2017

Texas Delinquencies Jump 16% After Harvey

Mortgage delinquencies in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey last month were 16% higher than in July, according to Black Knight Financial Services.  More than 6,700 new 30-day delinquencies stem from […]
September 25, 2017

New Jersey Ranks Worst in Nation for Finances

New Jersey is nearly $209 billion in debt and has the worst finances of any state in the nation, according to a recent report.  Truth in Accounting, a […]
September 22, 2017

Student Loan Debt Delays Homeownership by 7 Years

An overwhelming majority of Millennials with student debt do not own a home, and believe this debt is the cause for the delay.  These are the […]
September 21, 2017

Irma Affected More than 90% of Florida Mortgages

More than 90% of all mortgaged properties in Florida are in a FEMA-designated disaster area following Hurricane Irma, nearly three times the number impacted by Hurricane Harvey, according […]
September 20, 2017

Consumers Still Overly Optimistic of Home Values

Homeowners continue to overestimate their home values, however the gap continues to narrow, according to the latest National Home Price Perception Index (HPPI) from Quicken Loans.  […]
September 15, 2017

Have Americans Lost Faith in the College Degree?

Americans are losing faith in the value of a college degree, with majorities of young adults, men and rural residents saying college isn’t worth the cost, […]