Whatcom County’s mortgage delinquency rate continues to drop, according to a new report.
The percentage of Whatcom County mortgages more than 90 days late was at 2.62 in July, the lowest level since 2009, according to CoreLogic, a national provider of property information.
Whatcom’s delinquency rate remains lower than the Washington rate of 3.79 percent and the U.S. rate of 4.32 percent.
According to the data, 1 percent of Whatcom County loans were in some stage of foreclosure, the lowest level since 2010.
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Whatcom’s foreclosure rate in July was lower than Washington’s rate of 1.51 percent and the national rate of 1.66 percent.