Mortgage Buybacks

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September 28, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Bank Mortgage Repurchases Tumble in 2Q18

Commercial banks and savings institutions repurchased only $422.7 million of single-family mortgages during the second quarter of 2018, according to an analysis of call-report data by Inside Mortgage Trends. It was the lowest three-month repurchase total for the industry since regulators began collecting this data back in 2008. Repurchases, including other indemnification for investor losses, were down 42.3 percent from the first quarter. The call-report figures ... [Includes one data chart]

September 14, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

GSE Seller Buybacks Fall in Second Quarter

Mortgage sellers repurchased just $226.8 million of defective single-family loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage-backed securities during the second quarter, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis. It was one of the lowest quarterly buyback totals involving government-sponsored enterprise loans since Fannie and Freddie began disclosing this activity in early 2012. Repurchases – which include other forms of indemnification ... [Includes two data charts]


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.