by Bill McBride on 3/27/2017 12:42:00 PM
Monday, March 27, 2017
Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate in February was at 0.98%, down from 0.99% in January. Freddie's rate is down from 1.26% in February 2016.
Freddie's serious delinquency rate peaked in February 2010 at 4.20%.
This is the lowest serious delinquency rate since June 2008.
These are mortgage loans that are "three monthly payments or more past due or in foreclosure".
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Although the rate is still declining, the rate of decline has slowed.
Maybe the rate will decline another 0.25 percentage points or so to a cycle bottom, but this is pretty close to normal.
Note: Fannie Mae will report soon.