Jumbo Trends

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December 2, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


December 2, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

News Briefs

Lone Star Funds is set to issue a mortgage-backed security backed by new nonprime mortgages, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week. It will be the third MBS from the COLT shelf this year. AMC Diligence said it reviewed 486 mortgages with a total unpaid principal balance of $235.40 million for the planned MBS. The mortgages were originated by Caliber Home Loans, LendSure Mortgage and Sterling Bank & Trust ... [Includes two briefs]


December 2, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

AIG Plots Return to Non-Agency MBS Issuance

American International Group is preparing to resume issuing non-agency mortgage-backed securities, according to officials at the insurance company. The planned issuance differs significantly from the subprime MBS AIG issued before the financial crisis. Douglas Dachille, an executive vice president and CIO, said the firm is working to “rebalance its exposure to residential mortgages” after AIG’s sale of United Guaranty, a private mortgage insurer. During a recent presentation to investors ...


December 2, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Jumbo Servicing Increases for Many in 3Q16

Most of the top 30 servicers of jumbo mortgages increased their servicing portfolios during the third quarter, according to a new Inside Nonconforming Markets ranking. The volume of jumbo mortgages outstanding rose to an estimated $892.4 billion as of the end of September, up 1.7 percent from June and up 10.2 percent from a year ago. Wells Fargo remained the top jumbo servicer, with a $275.1 billion portfolio. That was up 1.1 percent compared to the second quarter ... [Includes one data chart]


December 2, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Higher Loan Limits Take Small Non-Agency Bite

New loan limits for the government-sponsored enterprises in 2017 won’t have much of an impact on jumbo originations, according to an analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced last week that the baseline conforming loan limit for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will increase in 2017, which will also boost the GSEs’ high-cost loan limit. The baseline conforming loan limit will increase to $424,100 in 2017, up from the $417,000 level it has ...


December 2, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

SFIG Plan on Non-Agency MBS Reps and Warrants Puts Burden on Aggregators

Standards proposed by the Structured Finance Industry Group for disclosures of representations and warranties on new non-agency mortgage-backed securities are likely to put a burden on conduits and other aggregators that pool mortgages from scores of originators. The Wall Street group recently released the fourth edition of its RMBS 3.0 “green papers,” which aim to revive issuance of non-agency MBS by making reforms that will attract investors. The latest green paper focused on ...


November 18, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


November 18, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Improved Pricing for Redwood’s Jumbo MBS

Pricing has improved sequentially with each of the three jumbo mortgage-backed securities Redwood Trust has issued this year, according to officials at the real estate investment trust. Redwood’s most recent deal, a $343.16 million jumbo MBS, was issued in October. Christopher Abate, Redwood’s president and CFO, said it’s possible that the REIT will issue another jumbo MBS this year. Marty Hughes, Redwood’s CEO, added a caveat about uncertainty in the financial markets ...


November 18, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Shellpoint, Chase Prep New Jumbo MBS

The market for jumbo mortgage-backed securities looks to be regaining some momentum as Shellpoint Partners plans to resume issuance and market-leader JPMorgan Chase prepares another deal. Shellpoint’s New Penn Financial is set to issue a $353.68 million jumbo MBS next week, according to presale reports by Kroll Bond Rating Agency and Moody’s Investors Service. Shellpoint Co-Originator Trust 2016-1 will mark the first issuance from the MBS shelf since ...


November 18, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Jumbo Originations Decline in 3Q16 Along with Share of Mortgage Market

Originations of jumbo mortgages declined slightly from the second to the third quarter of 2016, according to a new ranking and analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. Meanwhile, production of conventional-conforming mortgages and loans with a government guarantee increased significantly in that span, prompting an uncharacteristic decline in market share for jumbo mortgages. An estimated $100.0 billion in jumbos were originated in ... [Includes one data chart]


November 4, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


November 4, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

News Briefs

Two Harbors Investment held jumbo mortgages with a fair market value of $655.80 million as of the end of September. While the real estate investment trust is on track to discontinue its mortgage loan conduit and securitization business, Two Harbors noted that it had outstanding purchase commitments to acquire $61.40 million in unpaid principal balance as of the end of September. Two Harbors said it incurred $1.19 million in costs during the third quarter ... [Includes three briefs]


November 4, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Many Purchase Mortgages in New MBS

Purchase mortgages accounted for a large share of the loans in prime non-agency mortgage-backed securities issued during the third quarter of 2016, according to an analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. Purchase mortgages accounted for 67.3 percent of the $4.07 billion in prime non-agency MBS issued during the quarter. That was the highest quarterly share for purchase mortgages since at least the first quarter of 2013. The purchase-mortgage ... [Includes two data charts]


November 4, 2016 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Jumbo Originations Show Signs of Decline

Jumbo lending declined in the third quarter of 2016 on a quarterly basis at some mid-sized banks, according to an analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. Officials at the banks suggest that the market for jumbo mortgages is still relatively strong, however, with some showing increased pipelines for originations. First Republic Bank had $2.81 billion in total mortgage originations in the third quarter of 2016, down 4.4 percent from the previous quarter. Most of the bank’s production ...


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