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Real estate market recap, Aug. 17-21

The big news in real estate markets, recapped for your convenience

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Check Inman every day for the daily version of this market roundup. Current mortgage rates: Powered by   Mortgage rate history: Powered by   This week/last week: Powered by Friday, Aug. 21, 2015: 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. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 NAR's existing-home sales for July: Existing-home sales increased 2 percent month over month from June. S...