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Mortgage Delinquency Rate Dropped 18% in 2010

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Real Estate Agent with Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners

According to a new market report released by Lender Processing Services (LPS) Tuesday, delinquency rates are down across all first-lien home loan products, with an 18 percent overall decline since the start of 2010. The company’s analysts attributed the drop to more loans entering foreclosure, combined with a decline in new delinquencies. As of the end of December, LPS reports the total U.S. delinquency rate for residential mortgage loans – which excludes loans that have been referred to an attorney for foreclosure – stood at 8.83 percent. That’s down from a rate of 9.02 percent reported by the company just one month earlier. In January 2010, the overall delinquency rate stood at 10.97 percent.

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Keller Williams Atlatna Partners
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Renaissance Realty Group

Comments (1)

Andres Munar
Keystone Alliance Mortgage - State College, PA
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I'd say that's good news! A sign the market is starting to correct itself.

Feb 09, 2011 12:45 PM