The Mortgage-Related Security Market

Mortgage and Asset Securities Issuance

Mortgage and asset-backed securities issued each year in dollars. Categories include GNMA, FHLMC, FNMA, non-agency, total MBS, agency CMO/REMIC, total MBS/CMO, non-mortgage ABS, and total MBS and ABS.

Data available in two sets:

  • 1985-2008, with 2007 and 2008 data by quarter, and 2008 data by month.
  • 1990-3Q16, with 2011-4Q16 data by quarter.

1990-4Q16 Data

1985-2008 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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