Housing insecurity ticks down in most states, but some worse off
Nationwide, the share of households behind on payments and worried about eviction or foreclosure has barely changed from a year ago, according to Household Pulse Survey
by Daniel Houston Sep 7
How agents can nab new inventory as moratoriums expire
It's unclear exactly how many properties will be freed up now that the federal eviction and foreclosure moratoriums have expired. But whichever way it goes, agents will want to be prepared
Eviction and foreclosure bans end
Economists and housing experts share what could unfold for homeowners, renters and the economy now that the CDC's eviction and foreclosure moratorium is over
by Marian McPherson Jul 31
Banks offer exposure to mortgage risk — and investors want in
The new bond products offer higher yields in a low-interest-rate environment; but if the loans go bad, investors are on the hook
by Daniel Houston Jul 29
1M homeowners face elevated risk of foreclosure when protections lift
Delinquency rates are at the lowest level since the pandemic began, but borrower protections are lifting in September: Black Knight
by Matt Carter Jul 21
Foreclosure watch: The 10 most at-risk US cities
Even as home values soar, many out-of-work homeowners are at risk of having their home foreclosed on due to missed payments
Long Island man continues 20-year stint in house on just 1 mortgage payment
Guramrit Hanspal, who hasn't made a mortgage payment on his home since 1998, avoided another court confrontation — and eviction — in early July
Fears of pandemic-induced foreclosure wave ease
Of the 7.1 million homeowners who were granted forbearance during the pandemic, two-thirds have already left
by Matt Carter May 3
Mortgage forbearances continue slow decline
The latest Mortgage Bankers Association survey shows forbearances dropped for eighth consecutive week
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 26
New forbearance requests drop to lowest level since March 2020
Total weekly forbearance requests as a percent of servicing portfolio volume decreased from 0.05% to 0.04%, according to the latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 6
CFPB to mortgage servicers: Get prepared, or else
CFPB continues watch of servicing industry as consumers exit forbearance
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 5
Share of homeowners who can't pay their mortgage hits new low
The number of mortgages in forbearance dropped below 5% first time since the start of the pandemic
by Matt Carter Mar 29
What's changed? 5 factors COVID-19 caused us to reconsider
Opinion
There's no doubt that a home is still a smart investment. However, this past year presented us with many other crucial points to consider. Here are a few short- and long-term results 2020's events might bring
by Kuba Jewgieniew Jan 28
You can help! How to support homeowners in forbearance
Opinion
There’s so much you can do to assist distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure. Not only will you have their lasting gratitude, chances are, they will also refer others to you in the future
by Bernice Ross Jan 20
Amid pandemic, 2020 was a year of record-low foreclosures
In 2020, foreclosure filings reached their lowest levels since Attom Data began tracking the metric in 2005
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 14
Serious delinquencies rising fast: CoreLogic
In October, 6.1% of mortgages in the United States were in some form of delinquency
How agents can help clients avoid foreclosure
Though for some the current landscape might feel reminiscent of the 2008 housing crisis, there's a lot that's different today. Here's how you can best serve your clients during this time
'A super hot market': Economists weigh in on what to expect in 2021
A handful of economists shared with Inman their forecasts for home sales and prices, inventory, the impact of a coronavirus vaccine and the risk of another recession
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 24
Foreclosure filings decline as moratorium is extended through January
U.S. foreclosure filings decreased 14% in November 2020 from the month before and dropped 80% year over year
Beyond the headlines: What's in store for 2021?
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on the news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner gives his 2021 forecast
by Matthew Gardner Dec 8