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June 12, 2014

REIT Investments in MBS Fell Ever So Slightly in First Quarter

By John Bancroft

American Capital Agency Corp., the second-largest REIT MBS investor, reported a sharp 14.6 percent drop in its holdings during the first quarter. But officials are upbeat about the future.

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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.

47%

Yes, by a lot.

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Yes and, heck, we may even do non-QM lending.

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No, not at all.

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