The ARM Security Market

ARM Securitization by MBS Type

Chart breaking down the dollar volume of ARM securitization by Ginnie Mae, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and non-agency MBS securitizers. Includes total ARM securitzation for the year as well as total MBS volume and the percentage of that volume represented by ARM MBS.

1986-2015 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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