Business Falls to 6-Month Low at Freddie
New business at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. retreated to its lowest level in six months. Delinquency, meanwhile, remained at its lowest level in a decade.
Nomura Reaches $480 Million RMBS Settlement
The government and the American subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc. have reached a settlement over allegations the investment banker misled investors about residential mortgage-backed securities.
3-Yr Low Ginnie Issuance as Book Surpasses $2 Tril
Annual securitizations were the lowest they've been in three years at Ginnie Mae. Jumbo issuance plunged by a third, but reverse mortgage activity was higher. The government-owned corporation's book of business broke $2 trillion.
HSBC Finalizes Large Subprime RMBS Settlement
A large settlement being negotiated between the government and HSBC Holdings plc over the British bank's role in the issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities has been finalized.
CMBS Loan Performance is Spectacular
The monthly performance of securitized commercial real estate loans continues to improve, with delinquency establishing yet another post-crisis low. Industrial properties led the latest drop.
Fannie Leads Agency MBS Issuance Lower
After leading agency issuance higher for two consecutive months, Fannie Mae was out front of a decline in securitizations last month. The spread between Freddie Mac's and Ginnie Mae's volume has been slashed from recent highs.
11-Yr Low For Fannie Serious Mortgage Delinquency
Serious mortgage delinquency on loans backed by the Federal National Mortgage Association tumbled to the lowest level in 11 years. Monthly business also improved.
Freddie's Monthly Business Best This Year
Monthly secondary mortgage volume ascended to the highest level this year at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. Serious mortgage delinquency, meanwhile, descended to a fresh new post-crisis low.
Ginnie's Jumbo Issuance Sinks to 4-Year Low
As monthly issuance ascended to the highest level in nine months at the Government National Mortgage Association, jumbo securitizations retreated to a low not seen in nearly four years.
Fannie Moving $5 Bil in Loans Off Balance Sheet
More than $5 billion in residential loans are being moved out of the mortgage investment portfolio of the Federal National Mortgage Association. The loans are nonperforming and reperforming.