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Volume 14 - Number 8

April 18, 2014

OCC: Freddie Re-Default Mods Slightly Ahead of Fannie

Modified Freddie Mac mortgages performed somewhat better than Fannie Mae loans in the short term while the performance gap between the two GSEs closed two years after modification, according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The OCCís latest Mortgage Metrics Report noted that Freddie loans had a 15.9 percent re-default rate three months after modification, while Fannie mods saw a 16.4 percent rate. At the six-month mark, Freddie stood at 22.7 percent compared to Fannieís 23.6 percent.

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With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.


No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.


Maybe. It’s under consideration.


Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.