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Volume 2014 - Number 25

June 27, 2014

Signs of Life in the Market for Re-performing Loans, But How Many Will Wind up in Securitizations?

Over the past few months, at least $407 million of re-performing residential mortgages have been auctioned off in the secondary market, according to a recent tally from Mountain View Capital Group, Denver. As for how many of these loans will wind up in an MBS, that’s a different matter. DBRS has rated what it calls 15 “seasoned” loan programs since 2009, only four of which it considers to be re-performing. But according to DBRS Managing Director of Structured Finance Quincy Tang, “There’s certainly no shortage of re-performing collateral in the market.” In other words, despite the improvement in the housing market, there are...

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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.