Black Knight: 2021 ends with seizures at a historic low and near record low crime rate; Serious crime still more than twice pre-pandemic levels | national news

JACKSONVILLE, Florida., January 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) reports the following “first look” at December 2021 month-end mortgage yield statistics drawn from its loan-level database representing the majority of the national mortgage market.

U.S. Total Delinquent Rate (loans 30 days or more past due but not foreclosed): 3.38%

Month-to-month change: -5.88%

Year-over-year change: -44.46%

Total pre-sale inventory rate in the United States: 0.24%

Month-on-month change: -3.80%

Year-over-year change: -27.98%

Total number of seizures in the United States: 4,100

Month-to-month change: 10.81%

Year-over-year change: -42.25%

Monthly prepayment rate (MMS): 1.65%

Month-on-month change: -7.31%

Year-over-year change: -47.60%

Foreclosure sales in % of 90+: 0.29%

Month-to-month change: 12.07%

Year-over-year change: 324.16%

Number of properties overdue for 30 days or more but not seized: 1,799,000

Month-to-month change: -107,000

Year-over-year change: -1,452,000

Number of properties overdue for 90 days or more but not seized: 946,000

Month-to-month change: -80,000

Year-over-year change: -1,200,000

Number of properties in foreclosure pre-sale inventory: 128,000

Month-to-month change: -4,000

Year-over-year change: -50,000

Number of properties overdue for 30 days or more or in foreclosure: 1,927,000

Month-to-month change: -112,000

Year-on-year change: -1,502,000

Top 5 States by Non-Current Percentage*

Louisiana: 7.06%

Mississippi: 6.91%

West Virginia: 5.37%

Alabama: 5.11%

Oklahoma: 5.08%

Bottom 5 States by Non-Current Percentage*

Utah: 2.20%

California: 2.13%

Washington: 2.03%

Colorado: 2.02%

Idaho: 1.85%

Top 5 States by Percentage of 90+ Day Offenders

Louisiana: 3.84%

Mississippi: 3.41%

Oklahoma: 2.55%

Alabama: 2.52%

Arkansas: 2.50%

Top 5 States by 6-Month Improvement in Non-Current Percentage*

Hawaii: -46.54%

Nevada: -35.61%

California: -34.04%

Vermont: -27.62%

Washington: -27.28%

Top 5 states by 6-month deterioration in non-current percentage*

Louisiana: -4.65%

Michigan: -8.74%

Indiana: -8.97%

Ohio: -12.09%

West Virginia: -12.10%

*Non-current totals combine foreclosures and delinquencies as a percentage of active loans in that state.


  1. Totals are extrapolated based on Black Knight’s mortgage database.
  2. All integers are rounded to the nearest thousand, except for foreclosure starts, which are rounded to the nearest hundred.

For a more detailed view of this month’s “first look” data, please visit the Black Knight Newsroom. The company will provide a more in-depth look at this data in its monthly Mortgage Monitor report, which includes an analysis of the data supplemented by detailed charts and graphs that reflect trends and point observations. The Mortgage Monitor report will be available online at by February 7, 2022. For more information on accessing Black Knight’s Loan Level Database, please email [email protected]

About the Dark Knight

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) is an award-winning software, data and analytics company that drives innovation in the mortgage and real estate lending and servicing industries, as well as in capital markets and secondary. Businesses leverage our robust integrated solutions across the homeownership lifecycle to help retain existing customers, win new customers, mitigate risk and operate more efficiently.

Our customers rely on our proven, comprehensive, and scalable products and our unwavering commitment to providing superior customer support to achieve their strategic goals and better serve their customers. For more information about Black Knight, please visit

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