Thu, Jul 12 2012, 8:34 AM
said today that 1,045,801 default notices, auction sale notices and bank
repossessions (REO) were filed during the first two quarters o...
Fri, Jun 29 2012, 11:07 AM
There were 63,000 completed foreclosures in May, about 1,000 more than were completed in April according to the National Foreclosure Report issued t...
Mon, Jun 25 2012, 9:07 AM
The political climate is heating up. Jokes that we were able to tell on
the trading desk, regardless of political
affiliation , are flying around, ...
Thu, Jun 14 2012, 9:50 AM
filings topped 200,000 during May for the first time in two months but filings
were still below the rate a year earlier according to th...
Fri, Jun 1 2012, 10:03 AM
The performance of FHA loans dominates the April Mortgage Monitor report released Thursday by Lender Processing Services (LPS). While GSE and private...
Wed, May 30 2012, 10:45 AM
CoreLogic is reporting that foreclosures last month totaled 66,000, down 12,000 or 15.4 percent from April 2011 but unchanged from March 2012. The...
Wed, May 23 2012, 12:44 PM
The Federal Reserve has posted a video for homeowners informing them of their right to an independent review of their foreclosure files if they beli...
Mon, May 21 2012, 11:11 AM
people are looking to fill their time - apparently they have too much on their
other hand, some companies are looking to fi...
Wed, May 16 2012, 4:18 PM
There were substantial improvements in delinquency rates during the first quarter of 2012 according to the National Delinquency Survey for the perio...
Wed, May 2 2012, 12:19 PM
banker once told me, "I've never seen a luggage rack on a hearse."
Many "experts," perhaps wishing to make a name for themselves, called
Wed, May 2 2012, 2:25 PM
The March Mortgage Monitor Report from Lender Processing Services (LPS) showed a slight uptick in several measures of foreclosure activity , but over...
Tue, May 1 2012, 11:13 AM
Most measures of foreclosure activity in March remained at February levels but showed significant improvement from one year earlier according to t...
Thu, Apr 26 2012, 8:11 AM
The frequent reports on foreclosure activity issued by RealtyTrac usually focus on national and state level statistics but a report issued this mornin...
Tue, Apr 24 2012, 10:40 AM
New York Times Science sections comes, "While baboons can't read, they can
tell the difference between real English words and nonsensical o...
Wed, Apr 18 2012, 12:29 PM
ever wonder how much time your employees spend checking their Facebook page,
looking up sports scores, and doing Google searches on old girlf...
Wed, Apr 18 2012, 8:47 AM
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been directed by their conservator to streamline procedures for foreclosure alternatives including short sales, deed...
Thu, Apr 12 2012, 8:32 AM
Foreclosure activity hit the lowest level in over four years during the first quarter of 2012. Filings across the nation fell 2 percent from the f...
Tue, Apr 3 2012, 12:51 PM
After a sharp increase in January, foreclosure starts and sales have reverse direction and resumed the steady decline they began in mid-fall. The F...
Thu, Mar 29 2012, 10:24 AM
There was a host of encouraging news in the National Foreclosure Report for February released by CoreLogic this morning. Foreclosures, the forec...
Thu, Mar 29 2012, 3:04 PM
$15 million of the $132 million New York State will receive in the national
mortgage servicing settlement will be used for foreclosu...
Wed, Mar 28 2012, 1:16 PM
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has
developed a series of interactive maps which allow viewers to see information
on mortgage delinquencies an...
Wed, Mar 21 2012, 3:46 PM
Lender processing Services (LPS)
reported that there was a 5 percent reduction in the national delinquency rate
in February compared to January fi...
Mon, Mar 19 2012, 1:29 PM
Legislation and regulations that delay foreclosures
in various states came in for sharp criticism from a Federal Housing Finance
Agency (FHFA) off...
Thu, Mar 15 2012, 9:40 AM
Foreclosure filings during the month of
February were down 2 percent from filings in January and 8 percent from the
pace set in February 2011. Data...
Thu, Mar 15 2012, 2:19 PM
The number of completed foreclosures in
January rose to 69,000 from 65,000 in December according to the National
Foreclosure Report released today...
Thu, Mar 8 2012, 2:05 PM
CoreLogic's March edition of The Market Pulse , produced in a magazine
format, has two articles that caught our attention. The first, "Keep on Tr...
Tue, Mar 6 2012, 2:21 PM
Both foreclosure starts and foreclosure
sales jumped significantly in January according to data released today by
Lender Processing Services (LP...
Thu, Feb 23 2012, 10:17 AM
Another next major marker in the
convoluted foreclosure landscape will probably come in the next few weeks when the
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial...
Thu, Feb 16 2012, 12:54 PM
RealtyTrac reported this morning that
foreclosure activity rose 3 percent in January as several states posted spikes
in one or more steps in the pr...
Thu, Feb 16 2012, 10:03 AM
of the U.S. have well-documented accents, but do you ever wonder what
linguistics majors do when they graduate?
Wed, Feb 15 2012, 11:55 AM
Homeowners who think they may have been
financially injured due to the actions of mortgage servicers during a
foreclosure have additional time to re...
Wed, Feb 8 2012, 12:54 PM
According to CoreLogic, the Santa Ana
California based provider of information and business services, there were a
total of 830,000 foreclosures na...
Thu, Jan 12 2012, 10:49 AM
Foreclosure activity hit its lowest level in four years in 2011, decreasing by a third from the previous year according to data released today by Rea...
Wed, Jan 4 2012, 11:09 AM
The Office of Comptroller of the
Currency (OCC) is rolling out its first public service announcements to alert
consumers about the Independent Fore...
Tue, Jan 3 2012, 11:10 AM
Census Bureau projected the Jan. 1, 2012, total United States population at
312,780,968. This would represent an increase of 2,250,129, or ...
Thu, Dec 15 2011, 9:51 AM
Foreclosure activity continued to
decline in November and is now down 14 percent from one year ago when one in
every 492 U.S. housing units was t...
Wed, Dec 7 2011, 11:36 AM
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government sponsored
enterprises, reached the 2 million mark in their foreclosure prevention actions
during the ...
Thu, Dec 1 2011, 2:56 PM
delinquencies continued to decline in October according to information released
today by Lender Processing Services. At
the same time fo...
Thu, Nov 17 2011, 2:03 PM
Seasonally adjusted mortgage
delinquencies fell 45 basis points (bp) from the second to the third quarter of
2011 to a seasonally adjusted rate of...
Thu, Nov 10 2011, 10:00 AM
Foreclosure activity increased in all categories in
October according to the RealtyTrac U.S. Foreclosure Market Report released on
Thursday. There w...
Tue, Nov 1 2011, 11:54 AM
Homeowners who believe they were
financially harmed by improper foreclosure procedures now have a new avenue for
relief. Three major federal regu...
Thu, Oct 13 2011, 11:15 AM
activity increased during the third quarter of 2011, driven largely by a spike
in early filings in August. Data for September
Thu, Oct 13 2011, 10:54 AM
political ads like in Texas ?
noted in yesterday's commentary, one of the questions that folks in the
mortgage conference hallw...
Tue, Oct 4 2011, 12:34 PM
The August Mortgage Monitor report released on Monday by
Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) paints a mixed picture of the current
state of for...
Wed, Sep 21 2011, 11:06 AM
the teller at my bank a withdrawal slip for $400.00. I said "May I have
large bills, please." She looked at me and said, "I'm sorry sir, al...
Mon, Sep 19 2011, 11:48 AM
Two Appellate Courts in California, citing two
separate rationales, have upheld the legal standing of MERS to foreclose .
In Calvo v. HSBC ...
Thu, Sep 15 2011, 9:30 AM
Foreclosure filings spiked during August, driven by a large increase in early-stage filings according to the U.S. Foreclosure Market Report released b...
Tue, Sep 6 2011, 11:03 AM
This column originally appeared in the September 2011 Issue of Asset Securitization Report.
The recent focus on the economy and the jobless rat...
Thu, Aug 25 2011, 10:10 AM
the Irvine California firm that reports on all things foreclosure said on
Thursday that, while sales of bank-owned real estate and homes...
Fri, Aug 12 2011, 10:13 AM
commentary is a little late today. It took me a long time to wade through all
of the investor price-change e-mails from yesterday. So let...