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Volume 2017 - Number 38

October 5, 2017

Downloads Available: GSE Single-Family MBS Characteristics - 2009-3Q17

Downloads Available: Top Mortgage Sellers to Fannie Mae - 6M17 (50 lenders)

Downloads Available: Top Mortgage Sellers to Freddie Mac - 6M17 (50 lenders)

Purchase-Mortgage Boom Pumps Up Fannie/Freddie Business in 3Q17, But Refi Market Also Expanded

The conventional secondary market caught up with the seasonal surge in home-buying activity during the third quarter, leading to a hefty 17.9 percent jump in the production of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage-backed securities. The two government-sponsored enterprises issued $223.61 billion of single-family MBS during the recently completed third quarter, a new Inside Mortgage Finance analysis reveals. Although that was the strongest ... [Includes three data charts]

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With mortgage production down noticeably this year from 2017, how many lenders might disappear via M&A or failure during the next 12 months?

10% or less. It’s not that bad out there.
11% to 25%. It’s a challenging market.
25% to 40%. It’s going to be very ugly.
No opinion.

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