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Volume 2016 - Number 21

June 3, 2016

Rumblings of Possible Activity in Nonagency (Nonprime) Securitization. A Bond Backed by ‘Fix & Flip’ Loans?

The nonagency, nonprime MBS market continues to generate plenty of interest among mortgage professionals, but the number of securities being generated – and contemplated – remains small. The situation isn’t likely to change anytime soon, but there are developments on the horizon that could spur an increase in issuance. According to interviews conducted by Inside MBS & ABS, the number of investors interested in buying nonprime whole loans is increasing. So far, the primary attraction is the higher yield offered by these non-Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac and FHA loans. Last year, roughly $2 billion in nonprime loans were originated...

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