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Volume 2018 - Number 8

April 20, 2018

Downloads Available: Prime Jumbo MBS Characteristics: 2013-1Q18

Downloads Available: Top Originators of Securitized Prime Mortgages: 2017-1Q18

Jumbo MBS Underwriting Holds Steady, Banks Remain Top Contributors in 1Q18

Issuance of prime jumbo mortgage-backed securities is on the rise but underwriting standards for loans in the deals aren’t changing much, according to a new analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. Some $4.23 billion of prime jumbo MBS was issued in the first quarter of 2018, the highest quarterly volume for the sector since the first three months of 2015. Issuers in the sector have largely maintained super-prime underwriting standards since the financial crisis ... [Includes two data charts]

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