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IMFnews - November 20, 2018

Non-Agency Jumbo Sector Loses Market Share in 3Q18

By Brandon Ivey

The decline in market share for jumbos has occurred as interest rates have risen.

As Mortgage M&A Heats Up, Panorama Partners Ready to Pounce

By Paul Muolo

Panorama is not new to the mortgage business. In July 2016, the Omaha-based PE firm unveiled a “significant” investment in Alterra Home Loans…

Cash-Out Refi Investment-Property Mortgages Collateral for New MBS

By Brandon Ivey

Visio originates through the retail channel but also uses loan brokers…

Largest Holders of MSRs Leave the Asset Values Unchanged

By Paul Muolo

The largest gain among the 14 companies was 3.6 percent, the largest decline -5.6 percent.

Short Takes: A New 52-Week Low for Ocwen / John Britti’s Stock Awards / The Dow Swoons, Rates Fall / Freddie’s ACIS Deal / Ed Pinto Weighs in on GSE Capital / Merry Christmas, Buy a House (The Day After) / UWM Still #1 in Wholesale

By Paul Muolo

Ed Pinto wants a 4.0 percent capital ratio for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...


With loan volumes declining, does your shop have plans to enter the non-QM lending market in 2019?

Yes, definitely. A solid move forward.
Yes, but only incrementally.
We’re pondering a move into non-QM, but haven’t made up our mind.
No, definitely not. We view it has too risky.

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