Freddie's New Business Highest Since 2013
Less than a week after announcing the planneThe Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. turned in the best month in new business since the summer of 2013. Delinquency hasn't been this good since 2008.
Biggest Commercial Mortgage Lenders in 2014
The latest ranking of commercial real estate lenders is out, and three of the top-five commercial mortgage lenders are also among the top-five residential lenders.
Hotel Loans Lead Increase in CMBS Delinquency
Performance on loans included in commercial mortgage-backed securities worsened last month, with lodging loans taking the biggest hit.
Jumbo Ginnie Issuance Up Despite Overall Decline
Total monthly mortgage securitizations moved lower at the Government National Mortgage Association. But one bright spot was jumbo securitization activity.
Mortgage Lenders Tout Originations
Among firms that provide home financing, some are reporting that they rank among the biggest lenders in their geographic areas. Commercial mortgage companies are also tooting their own horns.
CMBS Delinquency Tumbles 50 BPS in Q4
The quarterly performance of securitized commercial real estate loans strengthened more than for any other investor type, and the improvement has continued into this year.
Strong Multifamily Markets Expected in 2015
Commercial mortgage originations for all of last year improved over 2013. In at least the multifamily sector, the momentum is likely to continue this year.
Delinquency Improves as Fannie's New Business Down
New business at the Federal National Mortgage Association fell to the slowest pace since last summer. Improvement continued, however, with loan performance.
Hotel Loans Out Front of Drop in CMBS Delinquency
The rate of late payments on commercial real estate loans that are part of securitizations was lower, and the lodging sector led the improvement.
New Post-Crisis Low for Freddie Delinquency
New business at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. skidded to the slowest level in seven months. But serious delinquency established a new post-crisis low.
GSE Earnings Tumble, Single Family Activity Slows
Annual earnings and single-family secondary activity turned lower at both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. But multifamily activity held up.