ICE First Look: Delinquencies Down in January

Intercontinental Exchange Inc., Atlanta, released its “first look” at mortgage performance, reporting the national delinquency rate dropped to 3.38% in January. That’s the lowest level since October.

ICE Finds Positive Signs in Housing, Mortgage Markets Ahead of Spring Homebuying Season

Housing affordability has improved in recent months, with the share of income required to purchase the median home falling nearly 5 percentage points from October, and the inventory deficit continues to improve. This indicates a better housing market environment in coming months, according to Intercontinental Exchange.

MBA: Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in December

Mortgage credit availability decreased in December according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index, a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association that analyzes data from ICE Mortgage Technology.