Monthly, Annual MBS Issuance Down at Ginnie
Securitizations on behalf the Government National Mortgage Association descended on a monthly and annual basis. But its book of business continued to grow -- nearing $2 trillion.
Annual Agency MBS Issuance Drops
Despite an increase in securitizations at Fannie Mae, overall issuance of agency mortgage-backed securities fell in the final month of 2017. Annual activity also eased.
CMBS Delinquency Down Except Hotels
The successful resolution of commercial real estate loans securitized in 2006 was behind a drop in delinquency. But hotel loans didn't participate in the improvement.
RBS Reaches Settlement on RMBS
The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to settle allegations that it misled pension funds about the risk involved in the investment of residential mortgage-backed securities.
2017 High for Freddie's New Biz, Delinquency Spikes
After ascending to the highest level this year, monthly secondary activity moved even higher at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. Serious mortgage delinquency, however, deteriorated.
New 8-Year Low for CMBS Delinquency
After falling to the lowest level in more than eight years, the rate of delinquency on securitized commercial real estate loans took another tumble. Office loans led the decline.
15-Month High for Ginnie's HMBS Issuance
Although overa1l issuance eased at the Government National Mortgage Association, issuance of reverse mortgage securities was the highest it's been in 15 months.
Jumbo, Reverse and Nonprime RMBS Issuance to Rise
Issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities filled with jumbo mortgages, nonprime loans and reverse mortgages is forecasted to rise next year, while credit standards are likely to ease.
Office Loans Lead Drop In CMBS Delinquency
Loan performance on securitized commercial real estate loans improved for the fifth consecutive month, with office loans faring best. But the holiday season isn't being kind to retail.
Fannie's Multifamily Lates Climb to 7-Month High
Monthly secondary marketing activity at the Federal National Mortgage Association turned lower. In its commercial business, delinquency deteriorated on apartment loans.