Agency MBS/Secondary Activity

GSE MBS characteristics

GSE Single-Family Mortgage Pool Characteristics

Breakdown of single-family mortgage pool characteristics for both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac including volume by product type (FRM, ARM, IO), weighted averages (loan size, LTV, FICO) and purchase share (ARM, IO). Data are yearly from 2005-2015 and quarterly from 1Q09-3Q16.

2005-3Q16 Data

GSE New Business Trends by Loan Purpose

Chart includes new GSE business volume for purchase and refinance mortgages. Breakdown includes unpaid principal balance and average FICO score, debt to income and loan to value ratios for each loan purpose. Monthly numbers provided for January 2016 to October 2016. Also includes percentage of refinance share.

January 2014-October 2016 Data

GSE Loan Characteristics: GSE Refinance Business (Loan Count)

Refinance business for both GSEs, with HARP activity broken out into 80-105 and >105 LTV categories. Data are presented yearly 2009-2014 and quarterly 1Q13-1Q16.

2009-1Q16 Data

GSE Loan Characteristics: GSE Refinance Business (Dollar Volume)

Dollar volume of refinance business. Includes breakout for total by each GSE; breakout for high-LTV activity for both GSEs and for each individually; breakout for total GSE market by high-LTV range (80-105 with no mortgage insurance, 106-125, above 125). Comparison rows for recent quarters and years are also presented.

2009-4Q15 Data

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