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The share of mortgages that were 30 to 59 days past due slightly increased to 2.3% in December 2017 from 2.2% last year while the national delinquency rate remained unchanged at 5.3%, according to the latest CoreLogic Loan Performance Insights Report.

The foreclosure inventory rate, or share of homes in some stage of foreclosure, returned to the pre-crisis level of 0.6% in December, down from 0.8% a year earlier. Of all U.S. states, the delinquency rate was highest in Florida at 9.2%. CoreLogic reports:

Both Miami and Houston saw large increases in delinquency rates from a year ago as a result of the hurricanes. The delinquency rate in Miami rose from 7.2 percent in December 2016 to 11.6 percent in December 2017, and the delinquency rate in Houston rose from 5.9 percent in December 2016 to 9.8 percent in December 2017.

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