Tuesday, 4 November 2014

The Fraud Risk for Mortgage Goes Above 3% In Florida!

The fraud risk for mortgage in Florida has been rapidly increasing in the second quarter of the year. According to the data released by CoreLogic on Tuesday, there were 11,000 applications filled with deceitful details. The details included employment details, identity, income, property, occupancy and undisclosed debt. All the above mentioned sections were not reported to as a high risk but few of them like property had the highest fraud risk with many misrepresentations.

Report estimations quarterly:

According to the reports from the company, it is estimated that the overall applications for the mortgage will reach up to $19.8 billion approximately. After the end of the second quarter in 2014, the numbers show that there is a rapid increase in fraud which is 3.2%. In the second quarter, the cost that was in in risk was $3.3 billion. There is not much fluctuation when it comes to applicants for expat mortgage.

Factors influencing fraud risk:

The experts have found that there are three major factors that are influencing the fraud risk of mortgage in Florida. The ever changing (rising) interest rates, the increase in the home values in the local market and negative credit records in the job. These are the major reasons why the fraud risk has increased at such a rapid pace.

Property fraud risk:

The reason behind mortgage risk going up is the wrong information included in the property section when applying for the loan. The decline was seen undisclosed debt which was dropped to 22.7%. This will give a sigh of relief to the lenders.

If you are looking for an expat mortgage, you must be careful while giving the details about you before applying to it. If you are running out of ideas, do get in touch with an expert now!

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