The New York Federal Reserve’s Quarterly Report On Household Debt And Credit finds new foreclosures fell in the third quarter while the number of mortgages that became delinquent rose slightly. About 2.7 percent of current mortgage balances transitioned into delinquency during the third quarter, up from 2.6 percent in the second quarter. The number of individuals with a new foreclosure notice added to their credit report fell 5.5 percent from the second quarter. Also in the report, mortgage originations rose 4.3 percent to $380 billion, 26 percent above their low in the fourth quarter of 2008. More here, here, and here.