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Volume 18 - Number 6

March 21, 2014

Downloads Available: Bank MSR Valuation Trends - as of 4Q13

Servicing Values Rose Sharply in 4Q13, But Banks Continued Shedding MSRs

Commercial banks and savings institutions increasingly saw more value in their mortgage servicing rights as 2013 came to a close, but they showed little interest in trying to get more. Banks and thrifts serviced $4.641 trillion of mortgage loans for other investors as of the end of 2013, according to an Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of call-report data. That was down 13.2 percent from the end of 2012, including a 2.7 percent drop in the fourth quarter ... [Includes one data chart]

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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.


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