Mortgage

May 16, 2018

Credit Card Usage Hits All-Time High

Credit card use is higher than ever, debt levels are their highest in years, and delinquencies have ticked up, according to recently released TransUnion data.  “With […]
May 15, 2018

Has America’s Debt Load Reached a Tipping Point?

Americans are having more trouble paying their bills these days. Consumer debt experts say this is a red flag that could foreshadow a more widespread economic […]
May 14, 2018

Low Delinquency Rates Signal a Healthy Economy

Despite an especially strong hurricane season last year, the national mortgage delinquency rate fell on an annual basis, signaling a healthier economy, according to CoreLogic’s Loan […]
May 1, 2018

Mortgage Critical Defect Rate Decreases

An increase in the share of refinances drove the first decline in mortgage critical defects in 2017 during the third quarter, according to the Mortgage QC […]
April 30, 2018

Home Sales May Struggle to Rise Above Current Levels

Home sales will struggle to rise above their current levels as housing inventory continues to shrink, according to Freddie Mac’s monthly Outlook for April.  The Outlook […]
April 27, 2018

Homeowners’ Estimates Closer to Appraised Home Values

Homeowners are growing closer to estimating their home’s appraised value, according to the latest Home Price Perception Index from Quicken Loans.  Homeowner estimates came in 0.36% […]
April 26, 2018

Rising Rates Sound Alarm for Debt-Laden Consumers

Americans have a history of loading up on debt in good times, then paying dearly when the bills come due. Adding to the pain: A booming […]
April 24, 2018

Foreclosure Starts Rise as Hurricane Impact Lingers

National delinquencies fell in March to a 12-month low, but despite that, the recent hurricanes continue to have a negative effect on foreclosures, according to the […]
April 23, 2018

Rising Home Prices Push Borrowers Deeper Into Debt

More Americans are stretching to buy homes, the latest sign that rising prices are making homeownership more difficult for potential buyers.  Roughly 1 in 5 conventional […]