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.

1990-4Q18 Data

1985-2008 Data

Poll

Do mortgage lenders really need a new credit-scoring model or is the current FICO system adequate?

It’s fine. Stick with what works.

53%

Time for a change. Borrowers are different today.

35%

Undecided, still assessing the situation.

12%