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Volume 18 - Number 6

March 21, 2014

Downloads Available: GSE Buyback Activity - 12M2013

Mortgage Buybacks Surged in Late 2013

Mortgage lenders repurchased $3.05 billion of home loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during the fourth quarter of 2013, a 91.0 percent increase from the previous quarter, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of repurchase disclosures. As “securitizers,” the two government-sponsored enterprises are required to file repurchase activity reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fannie and Freddie have ... [Includes one data chart]

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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.


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Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.