7.6 Million Borrowers Underwater on Mortgages: Study

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The ranks of underwater borrowers nationwide dropped. allocations from the Hardest Hit Fund, a $7.6 billion aid program for families in states with the largest home-price declines. Of that amount,

Massachusetts mortgage company founder jailed for defrauding Ginnie Mae out of $2.5 million 7.6 Million Borrowers Underwater on Mortgages: Study Florida borrowers could get $7.6 billion in relief from lenders in the form of loan modifications, including principal reductions.. with underwater mortgages $309 million by refinancing their.

 · The percentage of “underwater” borrowers rose to 20 percent from 18 percent. Another 2.16 million properties could go underwater if home prices fall another 5 percent, the study shows.

And if Zillow’s estimates of the number of underwater borrowers are correct — First American CoreLogic has estimated that 7.6 million U.S. households were underwater on their mortgages as of Oct.

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The press has focused on the fact that a new FHFA study unveiled at the recent speech showed a combined $1.7 billion reduction in expected losses for the mortgage. one million households, a.

The study, which was conducted by First American CoreLogic, finds that 8.3 million mortgage holders owed more money on their homes than the properties were worth. That is up from the 7.6 million mortgage holders that were under water at the end of September, the company reports.

About 8.31 million properties had negative equity at the end of 2008, up 9 percent from 7.63 million at the end of September, according to the study, released Wednesday by First American CoreLogic..

According to a new study from DataQuick, the updates to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (the updated program is commonly referred to as HARP 2.0) could help as many as 6.7 million borrowers with loan-to-value ratios of more than 125% refinance their mortgages. As many as 13.8 million mortgages may meet be eligible for HARP 2.0.

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The United States subprime mortgage crisis was a nationwide financial crisis, occurring. As of March 2008, an estimated 8.8 million borrowers – 10.8% of all.. No loss of a job, no medical emergency, they were underwater before they even. One study places the losses resulting from fraud on mortgage loans made.

Borrowers with a low mortgage payment-to-income ratio are classified as those who spend 30 to 33 percent of their income on mortgage payments. For these borrowers, GSE programs reduced payments by 25 percent, while HAMP reduced payments by 8 percent. Source: JPMorgan Chase Institute