BofA Earnings, Mortgage Originations Up
Quarterly earnings were stronger at Bank of America Corp. as originations improved. The payroll expanded, and the residential and commercial mortgage portfolios grew.
Monthly Issuance Rises at Ginnie Mae
A modest improvement was made in monthly securitization volume at the Government National Mortgage Association. But a year-over-year drop was also reported.
Wells Fargo's Home Lending Heightens, Headed Higher
Company-wide earnings deteriorated at Wells Fargo & Co. But it boosted quarterly home lending volume, and the current quarter is poised for further escalation. Correspondent share tumbled.
Fannie Mae Delinquency Lowest Since 2017
As serious mortgage delinquency fell to the lowest level since last year at the Federal National Mortgage Association, new business jumped to the second-highest level this year.
Post-Crisis Low for CMBS Delinquency
Delinquency on securitized commercial real estate loans has fallen to its lowest level during the decade that has passed since the financial crisis.
Freddie's Delinquency Best in 7 Mths, Biz Up Again
Delinquency at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. has fallen each month this year and now sits at a seven-month low. Secondary lending activity, meanwhile, moved higher for the third consecutive month.
New and Completed Construction Up, Permits Down
Home builders started and completed construction on housing units last month at an improved rate. But housing permit activity slowed and could weaken further due to tariffs.
Ginnie Issuance Up But Jumbo Down, HMBS Plunges
While overall securitizations on behalf of the Government National Mortgage Association, made a monthly move up, jumbo issuance declined and reverse mortgage issuance sank.
CMBS Performance Improvement Best Among CRE Types
Securitized mortgages saw the largest quarterly decrease in delinquency among a variety of investor types for commercial real estate loans.
FHA Production Holds, Could Accelerate
There was little change in monthly endorsements by the Federal Housing Administration, though business is poised for an increase. Delinquency improved, and commercial endorsements moved higher.