With volumes down slightly for the quarter, depositories experienced a slight increase in their market share. But nonbanks still account for more than 68% of total GSE loan sales. (Includes two data charts.)
In April, Fannie and Freddie will begin charging sharply higher LLPAs on second-home and high-balance mortgages. The change is likely to expand non-agency securitizations at the expense of Fannie and Freddie.
Don Layton believes the new 2022 loan limits will cause home prices to increase even more, but the politicization of the housing-finance system makes it unlikely FHFA will be able to do anything about it.
In the first nine months of 2021, GSE sellers have repurchased $2.1 billion of defective loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, more than in any year since 2014. Soaring new MBS issuance is the reason.