Real Estate

May 23, 2018

Mortgage Delinquencies Improve But Face Pressure

Late payments on single-family home mortgages improved on a consecutive quarter basis as more recovery from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma took hold, but more potential loan […]
May 17, 2018

Multifamily Rents on the Rise

The U.S. multifamily rent average climbed $4 in April, moving from $1,333 to $1,337 according to a survey of 121 markets by Yardi-Matrix.  More than just […]
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 2, 2018

Chapter 11 Bankruptcies are Up 63%

New Chapter 11 bankruptcies in the US spiked 63% year-over-year in March to 770 filings, the highest number of filings for any month since April 2011 […]
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% […]