Settlement

The number of residential properties with foreclosure filings reached an 11-year low during the third quarter
The number of residential properties with foreclosure filings reached an 11-year low during the third quarter, according to a new report from ATTOM Data Solutions.   During the third quarter, 191,824 properties had foreclosure filings, down 13 percent from the previous quarter and down 35 percent... Keep Reading....
Two new data reports highlight the state of foreclosure and mortgage delinquencies
Two new data reports highlight the state of foreclosure and mortgage delinquencies.   ATTOM Data Solutions’ new Midyear 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report determined there were 428,400 properties with foreclosure filings in the first six months of this year, a 20 percent drop from the same time... more
Spiegel Accountancy has formed an alliance with Bedford Cost Segregation to assist its mortgage lending clients in applying research and development tax credits as a beneficial tax strategy
Spiegel Accountancy has formed an alliance with Bedford Cost Segregation to assist its mortgage lending clients in applying research and development tax credits as a beneficial tax strategy.   While the R&D tax credit has been around since 1981, it was recently made permanent and the incentives... more
The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) completed 13,845 foreclosure prevention actions in July
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 16,521 foreclosure prevention actions in April, according to new data from their regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).   During April, the government-sponsored enterprises reported 11,328 permanent loan modifications. The share of modifications... more
Nearly 5.5 million residential properties were seriously underwater during the first quarter
Nearly 5.5 million residential properties were seriously underwater during the first quarter, up from the 5.4 million level in the fourth quarter of 2016 but lower than the 6.7 million level in the first quarter of 2016, according to new statistics form ATTOM Data Solutions. Seriously underwater... more