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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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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.


I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.


Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.


We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!