In December 2016, 2.56 percent of loans in the St. Louis MSA were seriously delinquent (delinquent 90 days or more or in foreclosure). The national rate stood at 2.72 percent.
September 2016 to December 2016
The share of seriously delinquent loans decreased 2 basis points (bps) in the St. Louis MSA between September 2016 and December 2016. Loans that are delinquent 90 days or more decreased 3 bps; foreclosures increased 1 bp.
Fourth Quarter 2016
In the fourth quarter of 2016, house price indices for the St. Louis MSA were 0.1 percent higher (FHFA) and 1.5 percent higher (CoreLogic) than in the third quarter of 2016. Since the fourth quarter of 2015, house price indices were 4.2 percent higher (FHFA and CoreLogic).
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