MBS

July 22, 2020 4:36 PM
The company lost $8.9 million in the second quarter, but its origination and servicing businesses were profitable.
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July 6, 2020 11:18 AM
While the multifamily loan forbearance rate is lower than the most pessimistic projections, Pat Jackson says borrowers are hardly out of the woods yet.
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July 1, 2020 12:08 PM
The government agency's restrictions on issuer options for pooling loans go into effect immediately. Here's one thing it could mean for the secondary market.
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April 22, 2020 1:20 PM
The Federal Housing Finance Agency has promised to take care of advances on principal and interest payments for coronavirus forbearances after four months, but servicers remain concerned about other responsibilities.
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March 23, 2020 1:54 PM
The Federal Housing Finance Agency authorized the government-sponsored enterprises to lend additional support to the mortgage-backed securities market and temporarily allow some flexibility in lending requirements to address coronavirus-related concerns.
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December 9, 2019 3:31 PM
The share of Department of Veterans Affairs-guaranteed loans in Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities issuance rose to 42% in the most recent fiscal year from almost 39%, and could continue to rise.
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Mortgage-bond investors will need to absorb about 26% more agency MBS supply in 2020 as both home sales and prices continue to climb, according to the average estimate of six of Wall Street's biggest dealers.
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The outperformance of mortgage-backed securities versus U.S. Treasuries has extended for a third straight month into November, buoyed in part by a decline in volatility.
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November 25, 2019 2:28 PM
For the private-label mortgage-backed securities market to grow, regulators need to focus on collateral management in addition to changes to data disclosure rules.
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November 20, 2019 3:07 PM
Changing or eliminating the exemption to the qualified mortgage rule could harm consumers and put smaller lenders at a disadvantage to the big banks.
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