Nonprime Trends

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September 15, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


September 15, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Caliber Ramps Up Non-QM Originations, MBS

Caliber Home Loans is on track to nearly double its originations of non-qualified mortgages this year and will supply the collateral for a forthcoming mortgage-backed security, the largest in the post-crisis era.Caliber plans to originate $1.00 billion of non-QMs this year, up from $539.0 million in 2016, according to DBRS. The nonbank lender has boosted its non-QM production across lending channels, led by wholesale. Caliber had $247.0 million in wholesale non-QM originations ...


September 1, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


September 1, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

GSEs Shed More Nonprime Holdings in 2Q

The government-sponsored enterprises’ holdings of vintage nonprime mortgages declined somewhat more quickly than usual in the second quarter of 2017, according to an analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac held a combined $123.73 billion of nonprime purchased/guaranteed mortgages and mortgage-backed securities at the end of June, down 7.6 percent from March. Compared with June 2016, their holdings were down by 23.2 percent. The GSEs’ nonprime holdings are...[Includes one data table]


September 1, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Subprime Servicing Dwindles, Delinquencies Linger

New nonprime originations haven’t been enough to prop up the volume of subprime mortgages outstanding, according to a new ranking by Inside Nonconforming Markets. The top 15 subprime servicers handled an estimated $212.73 billion of the loans as of the end of the second quarter of 2017, down 4.1 percent from the previous quarter and down 18.2 percent from a year ago. None of the servicers posted...[Includes one data table]


September 1, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Non-QM Performance Strong, Many Prepayments

Delinquencies on non-qualified mortgages have been minimal and many borrowers with the loans seek to refinance relatively quickly, according to an analysis by Wells Fargo Securities. Among non-QMs with at least two years of seasoning that were included in nonprime mortgage-backed securities, more than 97 percent haven’t missed a payment, according to Wells. “Borrower credit performance has been robust so far, with delinquency rates and losses still subdued,” the analysts said. As of the end of July, only one non-QM in a nonprime MBS has gone...


August 25, 2017 - Inside MBS & ABS

Despite Mounting Signs of Trouble in Auto Market, Fundamentals are Solid, Investors are Protected

Even though indications of stress in the U.S. auto market are proliferating, risks in the auto loan ABS sector are still under control and investors are protected by healthy levels of credit enhancement, according to industry analysts. “Despite late-cycle indicators continuing to garner headlines – softer used-car pricing, rising inventories, weakening headline seasonally adjusted annual sales, and rising loan losses – we remain comfortable with auto loan ABS fundamentals,” according to a new report from Kroll Bond Rating Agency. KBRA did concede...


August 18, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


August 18, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

News Briefs

Citadel Servicing Corp. recently launched a one-month bank-statement program for self-employed borrowers. While some lenders offer bank-statement programs, borrowers are typically required to provide at least one year of documentation. Citadel stressed that deposits into the borrower’s bank account aren’t the determinant figure to verify income. “Income is attested to and declared [by the borrower], a Citadel underwriter will confirm that ... [Includes three briefs]


August 18, 2017 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Nonconforming Originations Hit $7.0 Billion

Originations of nonconforming mortgages are increasing as lenders get more comfortable with the loans and seek to maintain production levels. Some $7.0 billion in nonconforming mortgages were originated in the second quarter of 2017, according to estimates by Inside Nonconforming Markets. The category includes nonprime loans, mortgages that don’t meet the qualified-mortgage test and other non-agency products, but it excludes prime jumbo loans. In our surveys ... [Includes one data chart]


August 17, 2017 - Inside Mortgage Finance

Government-Insured Sector Regains Market Share In 2Q17 as Purchase-Mortgage Lending Lifts Off

Mortgage origination volume was up substantially in all product categories during the second quarter, but the government-insured market posted the biggest gain, according to a new ranking and analysis by Inside Mortgage Finance. Mortgage lenders produced an estimated $125.0 billion of government-insured home loans during the second quarter, up 19.0 percent from the first three months of the year. That nudged the government-insured share of the market up to 27.5 percent, the highest it’s been since early 2010. In the immediate aftermath of the housing-market meltdown, jumbo and nonprime production was depressed significantly, boosting the shares of government and conventional-conforming production. FHA and VA production typically gains...[Includes two data tables]


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