Advanced Search

Volume 22 - Number 11

May 25, 2018

Few Banks Selling MSRs Due to Regulations

While numerous concerns have been raised about how capital requirements impact bank holdings of mortgage servicing rights, few banks are selling MSRs because of capital requirements or regulatory issues, according to an American Bankers Association survey. In 2017, 5.0 percent of banks sold MSRs due to regulatory requirements or capital treatment, up from a 2.0 percent share in 2016. And 12.0 percent of banks said they’re contemplating selling MSRs due to new regulatory ...

Subscribers to Inside Mortgage Trends have full access to all its stories and data online. Visitors may become subscribers for full access or may purchase individual articles and data.

Subscriber Log In

If you are a current subscriber or already purchased this article, please login below.

Forgot your password?

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website?


This unique biweekly publication focuses exclusively on the dynamics of the mortgage market and improving your bottom line: earning profits in the mortgage business.



You can purchase this article for $55.00 without subscribing and always have access to it on

Pay Per View

Please contact Customer Service if you need assistance: 1-800-570-5744


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.