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Volume 21 - Number 21

October 20, 2017

Downloads Available: Top Players in Bulk Agency MSR Transfers - 3Q17 (25 buyers and sellers)

Downloads Available: Top MSR Buyers in Coissuance - 3Q17 (20 buyers and 15 sellers)

Downloads Available: Agency MSR Transfers - 1Q15 - 3Q17

Agency Servicing Transfers Heated Up in 3Q17, Reshaping MSR Market

The secondary market in transfers of agency mortgage servicing rights continued to gain momentum during the third quarter of 2017 as long-time players in the mortgage industry executed plans to shift strategy. A new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of agency mortgage-backed securities disclosures shows an estimated $150.80 billion of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae servicing changed hands during the third quarter. Much of the activity reflected ... [Includes three data charts]

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Who "owns" the mortgage customer that’s brought to a wholesale lender through a loan broker?

The broker. It’s his/her client.


The wholesale/table funder. They’re taking the financial risk.


The broker, but only for the first year. After that, the borrower is fair game.


Hard to answer. It’s a complicated issue.