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Volume 2014 - Number 18

May 8, 2014

A New Concept is Floated: Maybe Fannie And Freddie Servicing Fees Are Too Low

Should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac increase the 25 basis point servicing fee they pay mortgage companies that service their loans? The issue was apparently raised by at least one mortgage executive at a recent advisory board meeting that Fannie held with some of its customers. Two servicing advisors with knowledge of the meeting confirmed the story, but few in the industry believe that any type of increase is being contemplated at this time. One major concern centers...

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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.