Mortgage Profitability, Earnings and Repurchase Activity

Outstanding Repurchase Claims by Counterparty

Data breakdown for top lenders by quarter and by counterparty for outstanding repurchase claims. Lenders are Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup, and Ally Financial (4Q10-4Q13 data only). Counterparties are GSE, PMI/Monoline, Private/Other. Other columns are GSE share of total outstanding and lender's share of group total.

1Q12-4Q13 Data

4Q10-4Q12 Data

Poll

HUD has announced a 25 basis point cut in FHA premiums, which is slated to take effect in late January. Is your lending shop for or against a cut in FHA premiums?

For. It should help lending volumes.
Against. The private MI sector should take on this risk, not the government.
Too early to say.
I believe the new White House may scuttle the idea so it doesn’t matter.

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