Lender Processing Services Inc. (LPS) has reported the following "first look" at October 2012 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database representing approximately 70 percent of the overall market.
►Total U.S. loan delinquency rate (loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure): 7.03 percent
►Month-over-month change in delinquency rate: -4.91 percent
►Year-over-year change in delinquency rate: -7.19 percent
►Total U.S. foreclosure pre-sale inventory rate: 3.61 percent
►Month-over-month change in foreclosure presale inventory rate: -6.77 percent
►Year-over-year change in foreclosure presale inventory rate: -15.99 percent
►Number of properties that are 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure: 3,500,000
►Number of properties that are 90 or more days delinquent, but not in foreclosure: 1,543,000
►Number of properties in foreclosure pre-sale inventory: 1,800,000
►Number of properties that are 30 or more days delinquent or in foreclosure: 5,300,000
►States with highest percentage of non-current loans: Florida, Mississippi, New Jersey, Nevada and New York
►States with the lowest percentage of non-current loans: Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Alaska and North Dakota
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