Mortgage Buybacks

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March 30, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Bank Mortgage Repurchases Hit Record Low

Banks and savings institutions reported $2.98 billion of mortgage repurchases or other indemnifications in 2017, a 6.6 percent decline from the previous year, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of bank call reports. 2017 represented a new low in annual mortgage repurchase volume since banks and thrifts began reporting this data back in 2008. Most of the heavy damage occurred in the 2009-2011 period, when the banking industry ... [Includes one data chart]


March 16, 2018 - Inside The GSEs

GSE Repurchases Hit Record Low in 2017 as Activity Slowed in 4Q17

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both saw significant declines in the volume of defective loans that sellers had to repurchase from mortgage-backed securities pools last year, according to a new Inside The GSEs analysis. Mortgage sellers in 2017 repurchased – or made other indemnifications for defects – for just $973.5 million of single-family loans from Fannie and Freddie MBS. It was the lowest annual total since the two GSEs began filing quarterly repurchase disclosures with the Securities and Exchange Commission back in 2012. Buyback volume fell 11.6 percent from the 2016 total, including an 11.4 percent drop from the third to the fourth quarter of last year.


Poll

What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.

35%

I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.

14%

Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.

12%

We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

39%