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Mortgage forbearance rate continued to decline in July

Servicers’ forbearance portfolio volume descended in July since mortgage forbearance rate dropped below 1% in April.

The total number of loans decreased one basis point to 0.34%, according to Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The mortgage forbearance rate on a declining trend is positive news after the economic impacts of the pandemic hit borrowers hard.

The largest decline in July came from portfolio loans and private-label securities (PLS), which dropped 34 bps to 1.34% of the servicers’ total portfolio volume. 

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans in forbearance fell by one bps to 0.34%. Ginnie Mae details ⇒

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