CoreLogic® Reports More Than 860,000 Completed Foreclosures Nationally in the Last Twelve Months

--145,000 Y-O-Y Decline in Foreclosure Inventory to 1.4 Million Homes--

(PRNewswire) —  CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, today released its National Foreclosure Report for January, which provides monthly data on completed foreclosures, foreclosure inventory and 90+ delinquency rates. There were 69,000 completed foreclosures in January 2012, compared to 80,000 in January 2011, and 65,000 in December 2011. The number of completed foreclosures for the previous twelve months was 860,128. From the start of the financial crisis in September 2008, there have been approximately 3.3 million completed foreclosures.

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"We are encouraged by the noticeable progress we are seeing over the last several months in the mortgage industry," said Anand Nallathambi, chief executive officer of CoreLogic.  "During the last several years the industry has faced enormous challenges working through difficult and complex issues.  We are hopeful that these recent improvements are early signals of revitalization in the mortgage market."

Approximately 1.4 million homes, or 3.3 percent of all homes with a mortgage, were in the foreclosure inventory as of January 2012 compared to 1.5 million, or 3.6 percent, in January 2011 and 1.4 million, or 3.4 percent, in December 2011. Nationally, the number of loans in the foreclosure inventory decreased by 145,000, or 9.5 percent in January 2012 compared to January 2011. The foreclosure inventory is the stock of homes in the foreclosure process.  A property moves into the foreclosure inventory when the mortgage servicer places the property into the foreclosure process after serious delinquency is reached and remains there until the foreclosure is completed.  The foreclosure inventory is measured only against homes with an outstanding mortgage, rather than against all homes. Nationwide, roughly one third of homeowners own their homes outright. 

The share of borrowers nationally that were more than 90 days late on their mortgage payment, including homes in foreclosure and REO, fell to 7.2 percent in January 2012 from 7.8 percent in January 2011, but remained unchanged from December 2011.

The inventory of REO assets held by servicers nationwide grew faster in January than the pace of REO sales, as measured by the distressed clearing ratio.  The distressed clearing ratio is calculated by dividing the number of REO sales by the number of completed foreclosures; the higher the ratio, the faster the pace of REO sales relative to the pace of completed foreclosures.  The distressed clearing ratio for January 2012 was 0.69, down from 0.80 in December 2011.

"The pace of completed foreclosures is gradually increasing again, but the clearing ratio is falling as REO sales have slowed in the winter months.  Judicial foreclosure states[1] are continuing to process foreclosures more slowly than non-judicial foreclosure states," said Mark Fleming, chief economist with CoreLogic. "Non-judicial foreclosure states completed almost twice as many foreclosures per 1000 active loans as judicial foreclosure states in January."

Highlights as of January 2012

  • The five states with the largest number of completed foreclosures for the twelve months ending in January 2012 were: California (155,000), Florida (86,000), Arizona (65,000), Michigan (65,000) and Texas (57,000). These five states account for 49.7 percent of all completed foreclosures nationally.
  • The percent of homeowners nationally who were more than 90 days late on their mortgage payments, including homes in foreclosure and REO, was 7.2 percent for January 2012 compared to 7.8 percent for January 2011, and 7.2 percent in December 2011.   
  • The five states with the highest foreclosure rates were: Florida (11.8 percent), New Jersey (6.4 percent), Illinois (5.3 percent), Nevada (5.0 percent) and New York (4.7 percent).
  • The five states with the lowest foreclosure rates were: Wyoming (0.7 percent), Alaska (0.8 percent), North Dakota (0.8 percent), Nebraska (1.1 percent) and Texas (1.3 percent).
  • Of the top 100 markets, measured by Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) population, 32 are showing an increase in the foreclosure rate in January 2012 compared to a year ago, the same as from December 2011 when 32* of the top CBSAs were showing an increase in the foreclosure rate compared to December 2010. 

*December data was revised.  Revisions are standard, and to ensure accuracy CoreLogic incorporates newly released data to provide updated results.  

Judicial Foreclosure States Foreclosure and Delinquency Ranking (Sorted by Foreclosure Inventory):

 

 

Judicial Foreclosure States


January-2012

 

 

 

90+ Delinquent

90+ Delinquent Pct. Point Change from a Year Ago

Foreclosure Inventory


Foreclosure Inventory Pct. Point Change from a Year Ago

Completed Foreclosures (12 months ending Jan 2012)

 

National

7.2%

-0.6%

3.3%

-0.3%

860,128

 

FL

17.4%

-1.0%

11.8%

-0.5%

85,764

 

NJ

10.7%

1.2%

6.4%

0.4%

1,626

 

IL

9.2%

0.3%

5.3%

0.4%

20,813

 

ME

7.0%

0.5%

4.3%

0.4%

751

 

CT

7.3%

0.4%

4.2%

0.8%

2,828

 

HI

6.6%

-0.1%

3.8%

0.3%

1,214

 

SC

6.7%

0.0%

3.7%

0.6%

8,230

 

IN

6.7%

0.0%

3.5%

0.0%

12,505

 

OH

7.0%

0.0%

3.5%

-0.1%

26,859

 

NM

5.7%

0.2%

3.3%

0.4%

1,725

 

DE

6.8%

0.2%

3.1%

-0.3%

2,880

 

MD

8.1%

0.0%

3.1%

0.4%

3,470

 

PA

5.9%

0.2%

2.7%

0.1%

11,973

 

OK

5.3%

0.2%

2.5%

-0.1%

8,655

 

LA

6.4%

-0.4%

2.5%

-0.5%

9,310

 

VT

4.0%

0.4%

2.4%

0.3%

N/A

 

WI

4.6%

-0.2%

2.2%

-0.2%

12,553

 

IA

4.2%

-0.1%

2.1%

-0.2%

4,684

 

KS

4.5%

0.0%

1.7%

-0.2%

3,621

 

SD

2.7%

-0.1%

1.3%

0.0%

33

 

NE

3.0%

-0.2%

1.1%

-0.1%

2,762

 

ND

1.7%

0.0%

0.8%

-0.1%

524

 

Source: CoreLogic Jan 2012

 



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