Mortgage delinquencies fell slightly in the first quarter, to 4.46%, from 4.48% in the fourth, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported.

But the group also said it had revised its figure for the third quarter last year to 4.41%, from 4.24%, and for the fourth quarter from 4.25%. Some lenders had been inadvertently omitted from the earlier surveys, the MBA said.

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