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First American Loan Defect Index for October 2015:

  • The index fell 2.5 percent month-over-month and 10.2 percent year-over-year in October 2015.
  • This is the third month in a row of month-over-month decline.
  • The index for refinance transactions declined 2.8 percent month-over-month and 10.4 percent year-over-year.

September 2015 S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices:

  • The national home price index increased 4.9 percent year-over-year in September 2015.
  • San Francisco (11.2 percent), Denver (10.9 percent) and Portland (10.1 percent) had the highest year-over-year price gains.
  • The national home price index increased 0.2 percent month-over-month.

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Mortgage rates:

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Home equity rates:

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Yesterday’s most recent market news:

NAR’s October Existing Home Sales:

  • Total existing-home sales fell 3.4 percent month-over-month in October but are up 3.9 percent year-over-year.
  • The median existing-home price rose 5.8 percent month-over-month.
  • Total housing inventory decreased 4.5 percent year-over-year but is up 4.7 percent month-over-month.

 

October EHS Infographic

Freddie Mac’s November 2015 Insights & Outlook:

  • Freddie Mac expects home price appreciation to average 5.4 percent in 2015.
  • Households age 55-plus will grow by between 12.4 and 12.9 million in the decade spanning 2010-2020.
  • Households headed by those ages 54 and younger will shrink by between 0.4 and 1.7 million.

ProTeck’s Home Value Forecast:

  • The top ten core-based statistical areas (CBSAs) for home value were all out West: Bellingham, Washington, Boise City, Idaho and Modesto, California topped the list.
  • Four out of the 10 CBSAs — Bellingham, Portland, San Jose and Seattle — hit all-time highs.
  • Two out of the 10 CBSAs — Boise and Mount Vernon — are forecasted to hit new highs within a year.

Black Knight Financial Services’ “first look” at October 2015 mortgage performance statistics:

  • Total loan delinquency rate in the U.S. — loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure: 4.77 percent, down 1.93 percent month-over-month and down 11.91 percent year-over-year.
  • Total foreclosure pre-sale inventory rate in the U.S.: 1.43 percent, down 2.35 percent month-over-month and down 21.16 percent year-over-year.
  • Total foreclosure starts in the U.S.: 73,200, down 8.39 percent month-over-month and down 11.27 percent year-over-year.

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