Fewer Whatcom County residents are late on their mortgage payments or in some stage of foreclosure, according to a new report.
The percentage of Whatcom County loans more than 90 days delinquent was 4.01 in February, the lowest monthly percentage since October 2010, according to data from CoreLogic, a national provider of property information.
Whatcom's delinquency rate remains lower than the Washington rate of 6.08 percent and the U.S. rate of 6.19 percent.
In February the percentage of Whatcom County loans in some stage of foreclosure was 1.46, the lowest monthly rate since May 2012.
Whatcom's foreclosure rate in February was lower than Washington's rate of 2.37 percent and the national rate of 2.85 percent.