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Volume 18 - Number 18

September 5, 2014

Nonperforming Loan Prices at Post-Crash Highs

Prices paid for nonperforming residential loans have continued to rise this year, which is great news for sellers of distressed product, but not so good for buyers. In fact, there are signs that certain buyers are dropping out of the market because returns are getting too low for their tastes. One Midwest-based buyer of NPLs told Inside Mortgage Trends that he recently closed a fund that was banking his acquisitions because investment returns are now in the 9 percent range ...

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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.