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Volume 22 - Number 3

February 2, 2018

Downloads Available: Agency Channel/Purpose Loan Characteristics:12M17

Downloads Available: Agency Channel Analysis: 4Q17

Retail Loans Less-Risky in Agency Market

Retail mortgage-origination platforms tend to generate lower-risk mortgages than other channels, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of home loans delivered into Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities.

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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.