Recession

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 […]
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 25, 2018

Corporate America Picks Up Pace On Lending

U.S. banks are seeing a surge in the number of loans being taken out by corporate America, with new data showing the biggest increase since the […]
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 […]
April 19, 2018

Credit Risk at Highest Level since 2013

Lenders are slowly easing their credit standards as credit risk hit its highest level since 2013, according to the latest Housing Credit Availability Index (HCAI) from […]
April 18, 2018

Average Foreclosure Timeline Drops 23%

Foreclosure timelines that rose notably during the past year fell back to 2016 levels during the first quarter of 2018, according to Attom Data Solutions.  The […]