Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison can be reached at jmorrison@thewarrengroup.com

Hurricane Irma Losses Could Exceed $65B

Preliminary loss estimates for Hurricane Irma is estimated to be between $42.5 billion and $65 billion (excluding uninsured commercial losses), according to a report released today from CoreLogic, a global property information company.

Nationwide Mortgage Delinquencies Continue To Decline

Nationally, 4.5 percent of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due including those in foreclosure) in June 2017, according to a report released today by CoreLogic, a global property information provider. This represents a 0.8 percentage point decline in the overall delinquency rate compared with June 2016 when it was 5.3 percent.

Equifax Announces Security Breach

Equifax, the consumer credit monitoring company announced Thursday that hackers stole the personal information and other credit information from approximately 143 million Americans, putting them at risk of identity fraud.