Daily market update: Aug. 21, 2015

Our daily summary of market news, updated regularly with new tidbits

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Current mortgage rates: Powered by   Mortgage rate history: Powered by   This week/last week: Powered by   Black Knight's first look at July mortgage data: The total U.S. loan delinquency rate (30 or more days past due but not in foreclosure) is 4.7 percent, down 2.2 percent from June and down approximately 16.5 percent from July 2014. Total U.S. presale inventory foreclosure rate is 1.4 percent, down approximately 3.8 percent from June and down 24.2 percent from July 2014. The total U.S. foreclosure starts in July 2015 numbered 75,400, down approximately 4.6 percent from June and down approximately 16.9 percent from July 2014. We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Yesterday's market news: NAR's existing-home sales for July: Existing-home sales increased 2 percent month over month from June. ...