Subprime Mortgages

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January 4, 2019 - 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.


January 4, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Angel Oak Expects Sustained Non-QM Growth in 2019

Angel Oak Companies set company records for originations of non-qualified mortgages in 2018 and officials expect more growth this year. “Non-QM is booming, we’re going to set an all-time record in December and we’ve set records each quarter in 2018,” said Tom Hutchens, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions. “We’re continuing to see more people participate in the market, which is a great thing.” Through the first three quarters of 2018, Angel Oak ...


January 4, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Issuance of Non-QM MBS Expected to Rise in 2019

The market for mortgage-backed securities with non-qualified mortgages will continue to grow in 2019, according to industry analysts. However, the annual doubling of volume seen in recent years appears unlikely. Analysts at both Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Securities project non-QM MBS issuance to increase by about 60 percent in 2019. Some $11.38 billion of expanded-credit MBS, including non-QMs, was issued in 2018, according to Inside Nonconforming ...


January 4, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Non-Agency MBS Issuance Nearly Doubles in 2018

The total dollar volume of non-agency mortgage-backed securities backed by new originations nearly doubled in 2018, according to a new ranking and analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. Some $29.08 billion of non-agency MBS backed by new loans was issued in 2018, a 94.3 percent increase from 2017. Issuance of both prime non-agency MBS and expanded-credit deals hit post-crisis highs last year. Some $17.69 billion of prime non-agency ... [Includes one data chart]


December 20, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Finance

‘Alternative’ Hedge Fund Varde Ponders Selling Nonprime Unit Deephaven; Other M&A Deals Begin to Percolate

Varde Partners, which four years ago purchased fledgling nonprime lender Deephaven Mortgage, Charlotte, NC, is now contemplating selling the company, industry officials who claim to have knowledge of the matter told Inside Mortgage Finance this week.


December 14, 2018 - 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.


December 14, 2018 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Citadel Makes a Case for Vertical Integration

Brokers and correspondents looking for nonprime lenders to work with should consider the benefits provided by firms with vertical integration, according to a recent white paper by Citadel Servicing Corp. Citadel happens to be a vertically-integrated lender with wholesale and correspondent operations along with a servicing platform. The lender defined vertical integration as the combination of two or more stages of production at one company as opposed to the stages ...


December 14, 2018 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Issuers Bring MBS Close to Year End

With 2018 winding down, issuers of non-agency mortgage-backed securities introduced two new deals this week. Neuberger Berman is set to issue its second expanded credit MBS of the year while Verus Mortgage Capital is planning its second deal backed by nonprime loans for investment properties. Neuberger Berman’s Homeward Opportunities Fund I Trust 2018-2 will be a $320.1 million deal and Verus Securitization Trust 2018-INV2 will be a $254.8 million issuance. Sprout Mortgage ...


December 14, 2018 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Ocwen Plans Non-Agency Originations in 2Q19

Ocwen Financial announced last week that it plans to launch non-agency originations in the second quarter of 2019, focusing on borrowers already in its servicing portfolio. The company detailed the plans in presentations to investors. Officials said Ocwen is expanding from originating agency mortgages into non-agency mortgages in an effort to maximize the potential to recapture borrowers in Ocwen’s servicing portfolio. The move is years in the making and follows a ...


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