Another Solid Month at Fannie Mae
New business rose to the highest level in eight months at the Federal National Mortgage Association, while serious delinquency fell to its lowest level in nearly six years.
Freddie's Total Mortgage Portfolio Expands
Freddie Mac's new secondary business moved higher again, while both residential and multifamily delinquency, once again, moved lower. The firm's massive mortgage portfolio increased.
CMBS Delinquency Ticks Up in July
For the first time since 2012, the late payment rate on securitized commercial real estate loans moved higher. Out front of the deterioration were loans secured by office buildings.
Ginnie Mae Lifts MBS Issuance 4 Months in a Row
For four consecutive months now, issuance of Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities has strengthened -- though annual activity is still set for a steep decline.
Taxpayers Net Over $31 Billion From GSE Bailouts
Earnings at the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. were down as settlement proceeds diminished. Taxpayers have reaped a $31 billion return from their bailout of the two government-sponsored enterprises.
Multifamily Issuance Sinks from 2013 at Fannie
The Federal National Mortgage Association's quarterly securitizations of apartment loans tumbled from a year earlier. Business was up, however, on a quarter-over-quarter basis.
Jumbo, Nontraditional Lending Take Biggest QM Hit
Some banks have seen lower approval rates for conforming borrowers as a result of Qualified Mortgage and Ability-to-Repay requirements. Jumbo and nontraditional borrowers fared far worse.
CMBS, Hotel Originations Strongest Among CRE
Hotel loans and securitized commercial mortgages saw the biggest quarter-over-quarter production gains, while health care loans and securitized activity made the most headway from a year ago.
Best Month This Year For Fannie
New business rose to the highest level this year at the Federal National Mortgage Association, while delinquency was at its lowest level in nearly six years.
Ongoing Improvement in CMBS Delinquency
The rate of late payments on loans included in commercial mortgage-backed securities has improved every month for more than a year. While there was no change in apartment loan delinquency, the sector's outlook is very bright.