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Volume 22 - Number 10

May 11, 2018

Downloads Available: Top GSE Seller Profile: Risk Categories: 1Q18

Downloads Available: GSE Risk Distribution: 2014-1Q18

GSE Credit Window for Purchase Loans Opened Slightly in 1Q18

Mortgage sellers continue to get a little more adventurous in the kinds of loans they deliver to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to an exclusive Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of data on mortgage-backed securities issued during the first quarter of 2018. The credit loosening was more apparent in the purchase-mortgage sector, which saw declining production volume from seasonal factors. In the first quarter, 12.61 percent of purchase loans sold ... [Includes two 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.