Doc, MSR, Broker Products; Private MI Companies Motor On; Continuing Jobless Claims Drop

With two business days left in May, one can feel the anticipation of the start of the “National Standing Desk League” opener coming up soon. I’m excited about that, and I’m excited that it’s garbage day here at the house. Taking out the garbage... What to wear, what to wear? What isn’t exciting for investors in mortgages are delinquencies. Mortgage delinquencies had a record surge in April. At 6.45%, the national delinquency rate nearly doubled from 3.06% in March, the largest single-month increase recorded, and nearly three times the prior record for a single month’s change during the height of the financial crisis in late 2008, Black Knight said. For context, it took more than 18 months before the first 1.6 million homeowners became delinquent during...(read more)

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