Agency MBS/Secondary Activity

Agency MBS Trends

Chart detailing single-family MBS issuance by agencies. Columns include issuance by Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; total issuance for purchase loans, refinance loans and ARMs; HARP loans (GSEs only); and Freddie Mac's share of GSE business. Includes comparison rows for recent months, quarters and years.

December 2017 Data

Agency MBS Issuance by Type

Chart detailing volume of GSE issuance by type (30-year fixed-rate, 20-year fixed-rate, 15-year fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, Home Affordable Refinance Program, or jumbo) by quarter. Also includes Ginnie Mae issuance by type (FRM, ARM, or jumbo) for same periods.

1Q14-4Q15 Data

Agency First-Time Homebuyer Trends

Comparison of underwriting characteristics over time. Includes average credit score, loan-to-value ratio, debt-to-income ratio and loan size for first-time buyers in multiple periods and for repeat buyers in most recent period. Characteristics for each group are presented for the total market as well as by agency (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae) and insurer (private mortgage insurance, FHA, VA and none).

2014-9M17 Data

Refinance Trends and Terms by Mortgage Insurer

Monthly comparison of terms (average note rate, average loan-to-value ratio and average credit score) and trends (refi volume, total volume and refi share of total) between FHA, VA and private MI.

6M16 Data

Trends in Agency MBS Business

Chart showing the volume of the MBS business of the GSEs (with and without private mortgage insurance) as well as the FHA. Columns also include average LTV, DTI and credit score. Refis and purchase mortgages are listed separately. Annual data for 2013-2017 with quarterly breakdowns for 2017.

2013-2017 Data

Poll

How many new retail loan officers (net) is your shop looking to hire in the first quarter of 2018?

1 to 10. We’re being careful.
11 to 30. We’re feeling slightly bullish.
31 or more. We’re in expansion mode.
None. We’re staying right where we are, for now.
We’re cutting back.

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