MBA: 4th Quarter Delinquencies See Decline from 3Q, Up from Year Ago; Foreclosure Inventory at Near 40-Year Low
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s 4th Quarter National Delinquency Survey reported the delinquency rate for mortgage loans fell by 92 basis points from the third quarter to 6.73 percent, seasonally adjusted. From a year ago, however, mortgage delinquencies increased across the board.
The Mortgage Bankers Association said $222.5 billion of the $2.3 trillion (10 percent) in outstanding commercial and multifamily mortgages held by non-bank lenders and investors will mature in 2021, a 36 percent increase from the $163.2 billion that matured in 2020.
The Mortgage Bankers Association released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers’ volumes, with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. at the top with $712 billion in master and primary servicing.
The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a Feb. 10 letter to the House Financial Services Committee, outlined several priorities it supports as the committee wrestles with its markup of the federal government’s fiscal 2021 budget.
ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said 9,701 U.S. properties reported foreclosure filings in January, down by 11 percent from a month ago and down by 80 percent from a year ago.