Mortgage Buybacks

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November 23, 2016 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Bank Repurchases Up Again in Third Quarter

Bank mortgage repurchase activity rose again in the third quarter of 2016, although most of the increase is tied to Bank of America clearing up old buyback issues. Commercial banks and savings institutions reported $884.4 million in single-family mortgage repurchases and indemnifications during the third quarter. That was up 10.0 percent from the previous period and marked the third consecutive quarterly increase in repurchase activity ... [Includes one data chart]


November 11, 2016 - Inside MBS & ABS

Credit Suisse More than Doubles Its Mortgage-Lending Warehouse Securitization Balance to $2.0 Billion

Credit Suisse issued two more series of notes this week on its mortgage-lending warehouse securitization offering, according to Moody’s Investors Service. The $1.20 billion in total new issuance from the Wall Street firm followed two notes it issued in August totaling $800 million. As with the August issuance, the new Mortgage Repurchase Agreement Financing Trust, Series 2016-3 and Series 2016-4, received A2 ratings from Moody’s. All of the deals were underwritten by Credit Suisse and HSBC Securities. The transactions are backed...


October 28, 2016 - Inside The GSEs

Fannie Assures Loan Quality with 'Day 1 Certainty'

This week, Fannie Mae launched an initiative that guarantees to alleviate buyback fears on certain loan components for lenders using its underwriting and appraisal tools. Fannie will also automate key processes of verifying loans, including income, through Desktop Underwriter’s new validation service. Under Day 1 Certainty, Fannie said lenders would be relieved from most representations-and-warranty risk related to verifying a borrower’s income, assets and employment using DU. “Those are the big ones,” a Fannie spokesman told Inside The GSEs. He said, “It validates right there and they are good to go,” adding that this is the kind of innovation that helps makes possible programs like Quicken’s Rocket Mortgage.


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