Mortgage Buybacks

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February 22, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Buybacks of Fannie/Freddie Loans Hit Record Low in ’18

Mortgage lenders that deliver loans into Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage-backed securities continued to face relatively few repurchase demands from the two government-sponsored enterprises last year. An exclusive new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of GSE disclosures finds that lender buybacks totaled just $833.7 million last year, the lowest annual total since asset securitizers were required to file repurchase disclosures with ... [Includes three data charts]

January 11, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Bank & Thrift Mortgage Repurchases Up in 3Q18

Mortgage repurchases by banks and thrifts took an unexpected turn higher in the third quarter of 2018, according to an Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of call report data. The banking industry reported $585.5 million in residential mortgage repurchases or indemnifications during the July-September cycle, a 38.5 percent spike from the previous quarter. The long-term trend still holds to a downward path. Year-to-date, banks and thrifts ... [Includes one data chart]


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