The number of Us foreclosures is up more than 9 percent in the last year, though delinguecy rates over the last year and the latest month are down. Vermont remains among those states with the fewest bad mortgages.Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, reports the following “first look” at October 2011 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database of nearly 40 million mortgage loans.Total U.S. loan delinquency rate (loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure): 7.93%Month-over-month change in delinquency rate: -2.0%Year-over-year change in delinquency rate: -14.6%Total U.S foreclosure pre-sale inventory rate: 4.29%Month-over-month change in foreclosure presale inventory rate: 2.5%Year-over-year change in foreclosure presale inventory rate: 9.4%Number of properties that are 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure: (A) 4,088,000Number of properties that are 90 or more days delinquent, but not in foreclosure: 1,759,000Number of properties in foreclosure pre-sale inventory: (B) 2,210,000Number of properties that are 30 or more days delinquent or in foreclosure: (A+B) 6,298,000States with highest percentage of non-current* loans: FL, MS, NV, NJ, ILStates with the lowest percentage of non-current* loans: MT, WY, SD, AK, ND*Non-current totals combine foreclosures and delinquencies as a percent of active loans in that state.Notes: (1) Totals are extrapolated based on LPS Applied Analytics’ loan-level database of mortgage assets (2) All whole numbers are rounded to the nearest thousand The company will provide a more in-depth review of this data in its monthly Mortgage Monitor report, which includes an analysis of data supplemented by in-depth charts and graphs that reflect trend and point-in-time observations. The Mortgage Monitor report will be available on LPS’ website, http://www.lpsvcs.com/NEWSROOM/INDUSTRYDATA/Pages/default.aspx(link is external), by Nov. 30, 2011. For more information about gaining access to LPS’ loan-level database, please send an email to [email protected](link sends e-mail).About Lender Processing Services Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) is a leading provider of integrated technology, services and mortgage performance data and analytics, to the mortgage and real estate industries. LPS offers solutions that span the mortgage continuum, including lead generation, origination, servicing, workflow automation (Desktop(R)), portfolio retention and default, augmented by the company’s award-winning customer support and professional services. Approximately 50 percent of all U.S. mortgages by dollar volume are serviced using LPS’ Mortgage Servicing Package (MSP). LPS also offers proprietary mortgage and real estate data and analytics for the mortgage and capital markets industries. For more information about LPS, visit www.lpsvcs.com(link is external). JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – November 18, 2011 – Lender Processing Services, Inc.