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February 22, 2018

Tough Spring Home-Buying Season Looms Ahead

The 2018 spring home buying season could be even more competitive than last year’s, marked by fewer listings, quicker sales, and a higher percentage of homes […]
February 21, 2018

Mortgage Delinquency Rate at Lowest Level Since Recession

The serious mortgage delinquency rate decreased in the final quarter of 2017 to the lowest point since the great recession, according to TransUnion’s Q4 2017 Industry […]
February 20, 2018

Identity Fraud Hits All-Time High With 16.7 Million U.S. Victims

The 2018 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research, revealed that the number of identity fraud victims increased by 8% (rising to 16.7 million […]
February 16, 2018

Phishing Attacks Affected 76% of Firms in 2017

The battle against phishing attacks is still very much on, with a majority of enterprises reporting attacks in 2017. According to Wombat Security Technologies’ State of […]
February 15, 2018

New Foreclosures Fell to Record Low in 2017

It was a record-setting year in terms of the low number of foreclosure starts, partially helped by the various post-storm moratoria, according to Black Knight.  “Just […]
February 12, 2018

After the Storm: Higher Defaults in 4Q

There was an increase in total mortgage defaults during the fourth quarter.  However this rise has to be measured in context of what had been a […]
February 7, 2018

Homeownership Rate Reaches 3-Year High

The national homeownership rate reached its highest level since the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing slightly in the last quarter of 2017, according to the Quarterly […]
February 6, 2018

Consumer Credit Scores Reach 10-Year High

The national average consumer credit score improved in 2017, continuing an upward trend and signaling economic recovery, according to the State of Credit report released by […]
February 1, 2018

Consumer Spending Rises but Savings Plummet

U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in December as demand for goods and services increased, but the increase came at the expense of savings, which dropped to […]