The Mortgage-Related Security Market

Mortgage and Asset Securities Issuance

Mortgage and asset-backed securities issued each year in dollars. Categories include GNMA, FHLMC, FNMA, non-agency, total MBS, agency CMO/REMIC, non-mortgage ABS, and total MBS and ABS.

Data available in two sets:

  • 1985-2008, with 2007 and 2008 data by quarter, and 2008 data by month.
  • 1990-2Q18, with quarterly data beginning 1Q14. Also includes volume of commercial MBS.

1990-3Q18 Data

1985-2008 Data

Poll

Who "owns" the mortgage customer that’s brought to a wholesale lender through a loan broker?

The broker. It’s his/her client.

35%

The wholesale/table funder. They’re taking the financial risk.

30%

The broker, but only for the first year. After that, the borrower is fair game.

13%

Hard to answer. It’s a complicated issue.

22%