Mortgage Grapevine: MSR auctions have been few and far between of late, but all that may soon change. Meanwhile, Stearns Lending has secured the cooperation of its largest bondholder, PIMCO, to reduce its debt load. Now, it's just a matter of time and working with the bankruptcy court.
The government-sponsored enterprises plan to use a modified version of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate as an alternative to the London Inter-Bank Offering Rate for new originations of adjustable-rate mortgages.
Director Mark Calabria’s decision to reverse former acting Director Joseph Otting’s reversal of a Mel Watt-era decision to defend the constitutionality of the FHFA structure catches GSE observers by surprise.