The retail share of jumbo originations is up this year even with top-ranked Wells Fargo placing a greater emphasis on the correspondent channel. More than 80% of jumbos originated in the third quarter came through retail means. (Includes data chart.)
Among a group of 30 prominent servicers of jumbo mortgages, only three shrank their portfolios in the past year. Wells Fargo remained the top-ranked servicer as of September 30, though the bank lost some market share. (Includes data chart.)
Provident Funding Associates is set to issue a non-agency MBS with mortgages eligible for sale to the GSEs. The types of loans in the deal differ from previous non-agency MBS packed with Fannie/Freddie-eligible mortgages.
Competition for non-QMs is fierce among aggregators in the secondary market. The loans offer strong returns when held in portfolio or when packaged into MBS. However, some investors believe the bids are getting overheated.
A busy market: An affiliate of Neuberger Berman is prepping a $411.1 million expanded-credit MBS; Credit Suisse increased the number of lenders it's sourcing non-QMs from; and an affiliate of PIMCO issued another deal with seasoned non-QMs that were subject to clean-up calls.
The amount of outstanding subprime mortgages handled by a group of prominent servicers fell by 4.1% in 3Q19. Among the 15 processors, none increased their portfolios on a sequential basis. (Includes data chart.)
New guidelines from SFA for TRID reviews in non-agency MBS; Figure raises capital and makes a hire; Premium Point CEO sentenced to prison; Verus and Carrington launch new products; Fitch upgrades servicers; Sachem co-CEO resigns.