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Volume 2018 - Number 46

December 7, 2018

Demand for New Non-Agency MBS Fading, Lack of Depth Among Investors an Issue

The spreads on newly issued non-agency MBS have widened in recent months, indicating weak-er demand from investors. The pricing trends follow sharp increases in issuance this year, with analysts suggesting there may not be enough investors to absorb new production.

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This weekly covers the secondary mortgage market, including mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities.



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With loan volumes declining, does your shop have plans to enter the non-QM lending market in 2019?

Yes, definitely. A solid move forward.


Yes, but only incrementally.


We’re pondering a move into non-QM, but haven’t made up our mind.


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