Mortgage Buybacks

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June 24, 2016 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Banks Report Uptick in Mortgage Repurchases

Commercial banks and savings institutions reported a small increase in the volume of repurchases and indemnifications regarding single-family mortgages during the first quarter of 2016, according to an Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of call-report data. Banks reported $764.1 million of repurchases during the first quarter, a 3.9 percent increase from the previous period. That was down 23.3 percent from the first quarter of 2015, however, and sets a pace ... [Includes one data chart]


June 24, 2016 - Inside Mortgage Trends

GSE Repurchase Activity Fell to Record Low in Early 2016, Focus on New Loans

Mortgage lenders continue to face persistent repurchase demands from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but a growing share of them end up being withdrawn, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of disclosures made by the two government-sponsored enterprises. During the first quarter of 2016, lenders repurchased or replaced $315.0 million of mortgage loans for breaches of representations and warranties. That was a record low for ... [Includes two data charts]


June 3, 2016 - Inside MBS & ABS

Trustee Plans $420 Million MBS Suit Versus BAML, FDIC Settles Countrywide MBS Charges With Eight

HSBC Bank has filed a summons with notice in the New York State Supreme Court on Bank of America and Merrill Lynch to appear and face charges alleging complicity in the origination and sale of toxic mortgage loans that led to millions of dollars in losses to investors. Filed last week, the summons alleges that BofA, Merrill Lynch and Countrywide Home Loans were aware of the defects in approximately 1,359 residential mortgage loans that were securitized and sold to investors in 2007. The loans had an aggregate principal balance of $564.8 million. According to filing documents, Merrill Lynch purchased...


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