Mortgage Origination Activity

Thrift Industry Mortgage Activity

Chart detailing thrift industry activity in the mortgage market from 2000-2Q11. Data include amounts of origination, purchases, sales and refinances for 1-4 family mortgages, as well as revenue from service fees and the yield and the amount of retained portfolios broken down by 1-4 family mortgage, MBS and REMIC holdings.

Data from 2007 include quarterly numbers.

1996-2Q11 Data


After the November elections, how long will it take for a new Congress and White House to pass GSE reform legislation?

I’m confident a bill will be passed the first year.


2 to 3 years. GSE reform is complicated.


Sadly it won’t happen in a Clinton or Trump first term.


Not in my lifetime.


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