Continue reading Non-Performing Note Sales Outnumber Foreclosure Sales . will allow lenders to place some of their non-performing notes into mortgage pools, which will be sold to investors on the open market.. the inventory of seriously delinquent loans is near an all time high.

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With foreclosure sales at 78,676 at month end, the volume of serious delinquencies and foreclosures over-shadowed the number of foreclosure sales by 50:1. In fact, there are still significantly fewer foreclosure sales than there were before foreclosure moratoria were put into place, and foreclosure sales are declining.

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The rise in investor purchases and distressed sales appear to be driven by homeowners motivated to seek short sales as lenders have pressed ahead to clear out a backlog of delinquent mortgages created by the housing crash nearly five years ago. Short sales currently outnumber foreclosure sales by a 3-to-2 margin, according to RealtyTrac.

Delinquent mortgages, foreclosures outnumber distressed sales 50:1 Short sales accounted for 15.9% of home purchases in January, surpassing the share of other distressed property activity, when real estate owned (REO) properties are measured separately, according to a monthly Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance (IMF) survey of more than 1,500 real estate agents, conducted by Campbell Surveys.

This mortgage “performance mismatch” has previously been documented by Jagtiani and Lang and Lee, Mayer and Tracy , who show that some second-lien mortgages continue to perform after the first becomes delinquent. Performance mismatch is somewhat paradoxical in that the loans are supported by the same collateral, which can be claimed by the.

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There were 4,084,557 mortgages in the United States 90 or more days delinquent or in foreclosure as of the end of May, according to Lender Processing Services (LPS).

Delinquent Loans Outnumber Foreclosure Sales 50:1. Nearly 4.1 million loans nationwide are 90 days delinquent or in foreclosure, according to Lender Processing Services’ May Mortgage Monitor report, National Mortgage News reported June 29. According to the report, foreclosure sales totaled 78,676 at the end of May.

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Suggested citation: Whitaker, Stephan, and Thomas J. Fitzpatrick, 2011. "The Impact of Vacant, Tax-Delinquent, and Foreclosed Property on Sales Prices of Neighboring Homes" Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Working Paper no. 11-23R2.

The U.S. foreclosure crisis looks like it’s finally winding. states’ speedier processes have allowed banks to clean out backlogs of delinquent properties there, making fewer distressed homes.

Obama administration extends Making Home Affordable Program until 2015 ‘Making Home Affordable’ mortgage loan modification program. The Obama Administration announced new US Department of the Treasury guidelines to enable servicers to begin modifications of eligible mortgages under the Administration’s Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan – announced by President Barack Obama.