Mortgage Buybacks

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December 9, 2016 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Pre-crisis Ghost Still Haunts GSEs as Seller Repurchases Spike Up in 3Q16

Mortgage buybacks by companies that sell loans into Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage-backed securities took an unlikely turn higher in the third quarter of 2016, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of repurchase disclosures by the two government-sponsored enterprises. But the sudden 31.5 percent jump in industry-wide buybacks was largely due to one company – Bank of America – paying off the liabilities it inherited from Countrywide ... [Includes two data charts]


HUD has announced a 25 basis point cut in FHA premiums, which is slated to take effect in late January. Is your lending shop for or against a cut in FHA premiums?

For. It should help lending volumes.
Against. The private MI sector should take on this risk, not the government.
Too early to say.
I believe the new White House may scuttle the idea so it doesn’t matter.

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