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Fannie Mae reported today that the rate of serious delinquencies - at least 90 days behind - for conventional loans in its single-family guarantee business decreased to 4.82% in July, down from 4.99% in June - and up from 4.17% in July 2009. "Includes seriously delinquent conventional single-family loans as a percent of the total number of conventional single-family loans." The second graph is for the delinquency rate for Freddie Mac. The rate declined to 3.83% in August (Freddie reports a month quicker than Fannie), from 3.89% in July. Read More - Article by CalculatedRisk