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U.S. Housing Market Conditions

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December 2017

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Seriously Delinquent Mortgages by County

December 2017

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Source: Black Knight Financial Services McDash™ Database

In December 2017, 2.59 percent of loans in the United States were seriously delinquent (delinquent 90 days or more or in foreclosure).

 

Change in Seriously Delinquent Mortgages by County

September 2017 to December 2017

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Source: Black Knight Financial Services McDash™ Database

The share of seriously delinquent loans increased 39 basis points (bps) in the United States between September 2017 and December 2017. Loans that are delinquent 90 days or more increased 39 bps; foreclosures increased 1 bp.

 

House Prices

Fourth Quarter 2017

Sources: Federal Housing Finance Agency and CoreLogic

In the fourth quarter of 2017, house price indices for the United States were 1.8 percent higher (FHFA and CoreLogic) than in the third quarter of 2017. Since the fourth quarter of 2016, house price indices were 7.0 percent higher (FHFA) and 6.4 percent higher (CoreLogic).