Issuance of expanded-credit MBS more than doubled on an annual basis at the end of the third quarter while deals backed by prime mortgages and GSE-eligible loans declined. The expanded-credit sector is expected to continue to grow, according to industry analysts. (Includes data chart.)
JPMorgan Chase Bank has created a synthetic credit-linked note to transfer credit risk on a pool of jumbo mortgages. Unlike traditional MBS, loans in the transaction will remain on the bank’s balance sheet.
Originations of reverse mortgages are dominated by FHA loans. However, there’s a loan limit on FHA loans, allowing Reverse Mortgage Funding and other lenders to develop a market for proprietary products.
There’s no consensus among industry participants on how the CFPB should address the “patch” for qualified mortgages. However, lenders generally agree that Appendix Q of the ATR rule needs a major overhaul.