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September 14, 2018 - IMFnews

REITs Continue to Grow MBS Investments, However…

With agency MBS spreads remaining tight, Annaly has put more emphasis on commercial real estate and whole-loan acquisitions…

September 12, 2018 - IMFnews

S&P Estimates $63B of CMBS Exposure to Hurricane Florence

The CMBS transactions with the highest potential exposure are collateralized by shopping malls and office properties in Northern Virginia...

September 7, 2018 - IMFnews

What We’re Hearing: Ex-Goldman Partners See Gold in the Subprime Hills / Under the Radar / Strong Non-QM Volumes from Angel Oak and Citadel / The Conventional Loan of the Future: Five Percent Down at Least / DeMarco Weighs In / Signs of Overheating: Home Flipping

Former Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Ed DeMarco told us the bill is a good starting point and includes language that both Democrats and Republicans can agree on...

August 30, 2018 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Federal Help for the Gig-Worker Mortgage Market? / New SBC Programs from Silver Hill / Consultant Roque: LO Pay Isn’t Being Cut Quickly Enough / Fairholme: Fannie and Freddie are So Undervalued / A New Customer Service VP for RoundPoint

According to industry consultant Rick Roque, residential originators are not lowering loan officer compensation quickly enough...

August 23, 2018 - IMFnews

Correspondent Market Cooling in 2018 As Retail Share Grew in Second Quarter

The residential mortgage market took an unusual turn in the second quarter as retail production gained ground under conditions that generally favor third-party channels...

August 22, 2018 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Celebrity in the Hunt / Ocwen Gets the ‘All Clear’ Signal from Ginnie / Oh Carol / The National Servicing Settlement – It’s a Wrap / Two Joes In Charge at Waterstone

Celebrity Financial has several M&A irons in the fire...

August 22, 2018 - IMFnews

FHFA Pulls the Plug on Fannie and Freddie Funding Corporate SFR

Fannie Mae came under heavy criticism from certain elected officials and affordable housing advocates for extending $1 billion in financing to Invitation Home Loans, an SFR operator that’s publicly traded.

August 21, 2018 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Broeksmit Takes Over as MBA Chief / His Resume / Cowen: Bright, a Plus for Housing / A Possible Successor to Watt at the FHFA? / Churchill Mortgage Executive Named to CMLA’s Board

Bright has been mentioned in housing and mortgage circles as a possible successor to FHFA Director Mel Watt.

August 20, 2018 - IMFnews

FHFA Wants GSEs to Take a Closer Look at Their Multifamily Lenders

The FHFA wants Fannie and Freddie to institute proper controls and perform monitoring on their multifamily counterparties…

August 10, 2018 - IMFnews

Commercial MBS Issuance Rebounds from a Slow Start

Meanwhile, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac accounted for 82.5 percent of all multifamily loans securitized in the first half…


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

The broker. It’s his/her client.
The wholesale/table funder. They’re taking the financial risk.
The broker, but only for the first year. After that, the borrower is fair game.
Hard to answer. It’s a complicated issue.

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