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Volume 2014 - Number 11

May 23, 2014

Slow Pace in Jumbo MBS Means Extra Scrutiny

Rating services and due-diligence firms have plenty of time to analyze originators of jumbo mortgages headed to the securitization market, according to industry experts speaking this week at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual Secondary Market Conference in New York. All the rating services are putting greater emphasis on understanding originator business practices as part of evaluating jumbo mortgage-backed securities deals, said Sharif Mahdavian, an analyst at Standard & Poor’s ...

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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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