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Volume 21 - Number 17

August 25, 2017

Downloads Available: GSE Repurchase Activity by Vintage - 2Q17

Downloads Available: Repurchase Activity By GSE Sellers - 2Q17 (100 sellers)

GSE Buybacks Edge Higher in Second Quarter, Legacy Issues Fading Slowly

The volume of defective Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages repurchased by lenders increased modestly in the second quarter of 2017, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of buyback disclosures filed by the two government-sponsored enterprises. Lenders repurchased some $244.44 million of home loans or made other indemnification to the GSEs during the second quarter. That was up 2.5 percent from the previous three-month ... [Includes two 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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