Brandon Ivey

Senior Editor, Inside Nonconforming Markets

Recent Stories From this Author

House FSC to Work on GSE Reform Again. (Hint: It Looks like the PATH Act)
September 19, 2017 At the ABS East show, Rep. Barr didn’t provide further details about Republican plans for the GSEs…

Caliber Ramps Up Non-QM Lending Big Time
September 19, 2017 Caliber plans to originate at least $1 billion of non-QM residential loans this year…

Short Takes: About Those GSE Dividend Payments… / The Man Wants to be Paid / Record Attendance at ABS East / LendingTree Buys Snap Capital / Webster Gets a New President
September 19, 2017 In other words, the FHFA will once again order the dividends to be paid to Treasury. Right?

Depositories Continue to Place First-Liens in Portfolio
September 19, 2017 Trends in portfolio management were somewhat mixed among the top 10 holders of first-lien mortgages…

CFPB Official Tells ABS East Attendees: Show Us Data on How Consumers Have Been Harmed
September 18, 2017 “We want to know if there are impediments because of our rules,” said CFPB Policy Analyst Patrick Orr…

Short Takes: MBA Wants a Change in HUD Reinspection Policies / Having an FHA Commissioner Might Help / Montgomery Resigns from Radian Board / DBRS Updates Due Diligence Criteria / A New Hire for Mortgage Network
September 18, 2017 The FHA nominee had been a Radian director since 2012…

Redwood Sourcing ‘Expanded Prime’ Jumbos from Hundreds of Correspondents
September 14, 2017 Redwood Trust has approved 185 originators to sell Choice loans directly…

Another Bank May Enter the Jumbo MBS Market, Signaling a Potential Shift from Portfolio Retention
September 14, 2017 “We’ve gotten wind that we could see at least one other large money center bank enter the securitization markets,” said...

Short Takes: The RNC is on Board with Fannie and Freddie Building Capital / GSE Investors Might be Sitting Pretty / Shellpoint’s Jumbo Deal / Applications Spike / Irma CMBS Damage Update
September 14, 2017 Of course, the RNC does not govern, but presumably the Trump administration has a line of communication into the political...

In the Wake of Hurricane Irma, ABS East Securitization Show is Still a Go for Miami Beach
September 13, 2017 Information Management Network will contribute proceeds from the conference to aid hurricane relief efforts.


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