Ginnie Mae MBS volume was boosted by a 41% jump in VA loan deliveries and a 22% boost in FHA. Both programs saw sharp increases in refi volume along with rising purchase-mortgage business. (Includes four data charts.)
Recent enhancements to Ginnie Mae’s counterparty risk policy are positive because they ensure servicers do their job with greater accuracy and precision, an agency-approved servicer said. Ginnie mandates additional ratings for issuers whose portfolios exceed a certain threshold.