MBS and Mortgage Investor Activity

Mortgage-Related Security Holdings at FDIC-Insured Commercial Banks

Listing of MRS holdings at FDIC-insured commercial banks by year. Data include pass-through MBS holdings (GNMA, FNMA/FHLMC, and private) as well as CMOs/REMICs (private, agency and total) and total bank MBS volume.

1984-2006 data are yearly from 1984-2003 and quarterly from 2004-2006.

1990-2007 data are yearly from 1990-2007 and include quarterly data from 2002-2007.

2000-2015 data are yearly from 2000-2003 and include quarterly data from 2004-2015.

2000-2015 Data

1990-2007 Data

1984-2006 Data

Poll

With rates higher this year, there has been talk of lenders liberalizing their underwriting standards in an effort to increase volume and make up for lower refis.

Do you think your shop will loosen standards over the coming three months?

Yes, but not by much.
Yes, by a lot.
Yes and, heck, we may even do non-QM lending.
No, not at all.
No and we may even tighten credit.

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