Mortgage Buybacks

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February 24, 2017 - Inside Mortgage Trends

GSE Seller Buybacks Tumble to Record Low in 4Q16, More Unresolved Cases

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported record lows in the volume of mortgages that sellers repurchased during the fourth quarter of 2016 because of manufacturing defects, an exclusive new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis reveals. Mortgage seller repurchases or other indemnification to the two government-sponsored enterprises totaled $207.31 million in the final three months of 2016. That was down 37.0 percent from the previous quarter and ... [Includes two data charts]


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