CMBS Delinquency Improves
Just one month after surging, the rate of past-due payments on securitized commercial real estate loans improved. Apartment loans are performing best.
Construction Permits, Starts & Completions Down
Although single-family permits held up from the previous month, multifamily dragged down overall authorizations. Also slowing from the previous month was the volume of construction started and completed.
FHA Endorsements Rise, Delinquency Down
Monthly new business at the Federal Housing Administration moved higher, while an improvement was recorded for delinquency. The agency grew its residential and commercial books of business.
Ginnie' Fiscal YTD MBS Issuances Surpass $400 Bil
A modest volume of monthly securitizations on behalf of the Government National Mortgage Association have pushed fiscal-year volume so far past $400 billion.
CMBS Issuance Up as Market Adapts to Risk Retention
As the commercial real estate securitization market becomes more comfortable with risk-retention requirements, quarterly issuance is soaring.
Regions' Mortgage Earnings Off, Buys MSRs
While quarterly earnings were solidly higher at Regions Financial Corp., mortgage income receded. Servicing grew with the acquisition of mortgage servicing rights during the quarter.
Single-Family Business Grows at Citizens Bank
Company-wide and mortgage earnings improved at Citizens Financial Group Inc. Residential servicing and assets expanded, while originations had a quarter-over-quarter gain.
Purchase Financing Jumps at Fannie, But Refis Sink
The quarterly number of home-purchase loans financed by the Federal National Mortgage Association turned sharply higher. Refinance transactions, though, sank.
CMBS Loan Performance Recovers
Just one month after delinquency on securitized commercial real estate loans jumped more than it had in years, it fell by nearly the same amount. Apartment loans, which fared worst last month, fared best this month.
Hilltop's Mortgage Earnings, Originations Up
A quarter-over-quarter gain was reported for mortgage earnings and originations at Hilltop Holdings Inc. Year-over-year gains, however, were lacking as servicing shrunk.