Trulia: 2012 may hold fewer mortgage delinquencies

Trulia said that improved employment figures at the end of 2011 might make it easier for more borrowers to pay their mortgages next year.

By Mary Beth Nevulis, HousingZone Contributing Editor | December 30, 2011
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Trulia said that improved employment figures at the end of 2011 might make it easier for more borrowers to pay their mortgages next year, Housing Wire reported.

While Trulia says this trend could reduce 2012 delinquencies, the company expects foreclosures to continue to climb as banks sort through a backlog of distressed properties and stalled foreclosures.

The firm says once a settlement between mortgage servicers and state attorneys general is finalized, many delayed defaults will plunge through the process.

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