JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
- Prepayments (historically a good indicator of refinance activity) increase for first time since July
- Foreclosure inventory down over 33 percent from last year to lowest level since February 2008
- Foreclosure starts decline by more than 10 percent in October; down 31 percent year-over-year
- Inventory of non-current loans drops more than 800,000 from last year
The Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services reports the following "First Look" at October 2014 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database representing approximately two-thirds of the overall market.
Total U.S. loan delinquency rate (loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure): 5.44%
Month-over-month change: -4.14%
Year-over-year change: -13.43%
Total U.S. foreclosure pre-sale inventory rate: 1.69%
Month-over-month change: -3.93%
Year-over-year change: -33.50%
Total U.S. foreclosure starts: 81,400
Month-over-month change: -10.55%
Year-over-year change: -31.48%
Monthly Prepayment Rate (SMM): 0.98%
Month-over-month change: 3.61%
Year-over-year change: -3.89%
Foreclosure Sales as % of 90+: 2.03%
Month-over-month change: 12.83%
Year-over-year change: -11.46%
Number of properties that are 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure: 2,759,000
Month-over-month change: -119,000
Year-over-year change: -393,000
Number of properties that are 90 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure: 1,101,000
Month-over-month change: -17,000
Year-over-year change: -182,000
Number of properties in foreclosure pre-sale inventory: 858,000
Month-over-month change: -35,000
Year-over-year change: -418,000
Number of properties that are 30 or more days past due or in foreclosure: 3,617,000
Month-over-month change: -154,000
Year-over-year change: -810,000
Top 5 States by Non-Current* Percentage
New Jersey: 11.78%
New York: 10.33%
Bottom 5 States by Non-Current* Percentage
South Dakota: 3.45%
North Dakota: 2.30%
Top 5 States by 90+ Days Delinquent Percentage
Rhode Island: 3.55%
Top 5 States by 6-Month Improvement in Non-Current* Percentage
Top 5 States by 6-Month Deterioration in Non-Current* Percentage
West Virginia: 1.08%
South Dakota: 0.11%
*Non-current totals combine foreclosures and delinquencies as a percent of active loans in that state.
Totals are extrapolated based on Black Knight Financial Services' loan-level database of mortgage assets.
All whole numbers are rounded to the nearest thousand, except for foreclosure starts, which are rounded to the nearest hundred.
For a more detailed view of this month's "first look" data, please visit the Black Knight newsroom at http://www.bkfs.com/CorporateInformation/NewsRoom/Pages/20141121.aspx.
The company will provide a more in-depth review of this data in its monthly Mortgage Monitor report, which includes an analysis of data supplemented by in-depth charts and graphs that reflect trend and point-in-time observations. The Mortgage Monitor report will be available online at http://www.bkfs.com/CorporateInformation/NewsRoom/Pages/Mortgage-Monitor.aspx by Dec. 3, 2014.
For more information about gaining access to Black Knight's loan-level database, please send an e-mail to [email protected].
About Black Knight Financial Services, LLC
Black Knight Financial Services, a Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF) company, is the mortgage and finance industries' leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.
Black Knight Financial Services is committed to being the premier business partner that lenders and servicers rely onto achieve their strategic goals, realize greater success and better serve their customers by delivering best-in-class technology, services and insight with a relentless commitment to excellence, innovation, integrity and leadership. For more information on Black Knight Financial Services, please visit www.bkfs.com.
SOURCE Black Knight Financial Services