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Volume 2018 - Number 14

April 12, 2018

Downloads Available: Trends in Agency MBS Business: 1Q18

Downloads Available: Top Sellers of GSE Loans with Private MI: 1Q18

Downloads Available: Primary MI Distribution of Top Agency Seller-Issuers: 1Q18

Private MI Loan Volume Down Sharply in 1Q18, FHA Saw Slightly Smaller Decline

Along with nearly all mortgage indicators, the flow of insured home loans into agency mortgage-backed securities slowed significantly during the first quarter of 2018, but early indicators suggest the FHA market may have been somewhat more resilient. [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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