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Housing Trends: A Statewide Market Retrospective of Peak, Crash and Climb

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A Closer Look at the CoreLogic Special Report

The housing market has gone through historical fluctuations over the past 12 years. The latest Special Report from CoreLogic chronicles the housing price index (HPI), beginning with the pre-crash peak years, through the market correction during the recession, up to December 2017.

During this period, the U.S. economy lost over 8.7 million jobs and the housing market fell 33 percent. As the market has largely recovered and housing prices are increasing throughout the ...

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Mortgage Performance: PLRMBS Issuance Resurgence

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Mortgage Performance: PLRMBS Issuance Resurgence

A Closer Look at the Private Label Lending Product

While issuance volumes are nowhere near pre-crisis levels, the Private Label Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (PLRMBS) market has continued to provide access to funding for mortgage loans that don’t conform to the current tight credit markets. We observe a cycle starting in 2009 where a limited number of PLRMBS issues have made it to market through 144A rule offerings with deal volumes by vintage and origination amounts by vintage both peaking in ...

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Housing Trends: U.S. Single-Family Rents Up 2.7 Percent Year Over Year in November

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Housing Trends: U.S. Single-Family Rents Up 2.7 Percent Year Over Year in November

Houston Rent Growth Remains Strong Due to Hurricane Harvey

  • National rent growth decelerated in November 2017 compared with November 2016
  • High-end segment growth accelerated in November 2017 compared with November 2016
  • Of 20 select metros analyzed, only Honolulu and Miami experienced a decrease in single-family rents in November

National single-family rent prices climbed steadily between 2010 and 2017, as measured by the CoreLogic Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI). However, the Index shows overall year-over-year rent growth has decelerated slowly since it peaked early last year ...

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Videos: U.S. Housing Policy Outlook February 2018

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115th Congress Second Session

Alyson Austin, principal communications for CoreLogic, sits down with Global Head of Public Policy and Industry Relations, Stuart Pratt, to discuss the Second Session of the 115th United States Congress and what might happen in 2018. The questions range from whether Congress will be able to accomplish GSE Reform to what banking related bills, if any, might pass this year.

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Housing Trends: Forecasts Suggest Homebuyers Typical Mortgage Payment Could Rise Over 15 Percent This Year

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Expected Mortgage Rate Increases Mean Rise in Payments Could Be Triple Forecasted Home Price Gain

The CoreLogic Home Price Index Forecast suggests U.S. home prices will rise less than 5 percent this year, but if some 2018 mortgage rate forecasts pan out the mortgage payments homebuyers face could increase closer to 15 percent.

One way to measure the impact of inflation, mortgage rates and home prices on affordability over time is to use what we call the “typical mortgage payment.” It’s a ...

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Natural Hazard Risk: CoreLogic Identifies Flood and Wildfire as the Two Most Destructive Natural Hazards in 2017

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Annual Natural Hazard Risk Summary and Analysis Details 2017 Natural Hazard Events

CoreLogic® analyzes and evaluates the number and severity of natural hazard events that occur across the U.S. in its Natural Hazard Risk Summary and Analysis in order to help inform and protect homeowners and businesses from financial catastrophe. The annual report reviews hazard activity for flooding, earthquake, wildfire, wind, hail, tornado and hurricanes, with spotlights on specific international events.

The CoreLogic data shows relatively average activity for most ...

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Mortgage Performance: Loan Performance Insights Report Highlights November 2017

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Delinquencies Remain Elevated in Hurricane-Affected Areas

  • The National delinquency rate fell slightly year over year in November
  • Florida had the highest delinquency rate in November
  • Miami’s delinquency rate the highest among 10 largest metros in November  

In November 2017, 5.1 percent of home mortgages were in some stage of delinquency, down from 5.2 percent a year earlier and the lowest for any November since 2006, when it was 4.6 percent, according to the latest CoreLogic Loan Performance Insights Report.  The measure includes ...

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Transforming Complex Challenges into Novel Opportunities

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CoreLogic Hosts Second Annual Federal User Group Data Symposium

On January 16, CoreLogic hosted the second annual Federal User Group Data Symposium in Washington, D.C.  The daylong event featured some of the nation’s leading data experts in housing, mortgage, and finance who explored the latest market trends, the forces driving them, and the role data and analytics can play in transforming complex challenges into novel opportunities.

CoreLogic Chief Economist Frank Nothaft kicked off the event with an update on the ...

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Videos: U.S. Economic Outlook February 2018

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Single-family Rental: Rent and Vacancy Dynamics – Metros with low vacancy rates have faster rent growth

The single-family rental stock has grown by more than one-third over the past decade, and today there are as many rental homes in single-family properties as there are in large rental apartment buildings. While there has been a growing number of firms that specialize in single-family rental ownership, today it’s still the individual investor, often called ‘mom and pop’ owners, who own about 80 percent ...

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Property Valuation: Home Price Index Highlights December 2017

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Washington, Nevada, Utah and Idaho Continue to Post 12-Month Price Gains of 10 Percent or More in December

  • National prices increased 6.6 percent year over year.
  • Home prices forecast to rise 4.3 percent over the next year.
  • Home prices rose 5.9 percent for full year 2017.

National home prices increased 6.6 percent year over year in December 2017, and are forecast to increase 4.3 percent from December 2017 to December 2018. Home prices rose 5.9 percent for the full year of 2017, up from ...

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