Freddie's New Business Dips, Delinquency Holds
Secondary lending volume slipped last month at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. as delinquency remained at a nearly decade low.
Ginnie's Monthly MBS Issuance Rises
Monthly securitizations at the Government National Mortgage Association bounced off the one-year low experienced in March. The book of business continued to grow.
Nomura MBS Traders Charged With Fraud
A pair of mortgage-backed securities traders have been charged by the government of lying to customers to earn more from inflated profits.
Pros and Cons of Mortgage Servicer Diversification
Although a larger number of mortgage servicers results in some that present more risk, that is offset by the benefits of diversification.
Fannie's Quarterly Earnings Sink From Prior Period
As taxpayer returns from the Federal National Mortgage Association have reached nearly $47 billion, there was a significant decline in quarterly earnings.
Industrial Properties, GSEs Lead CRE Lending Up
Despite a quarter-over-quarter drop in commercial real estate originations, a year-over-year gain was led by the government-sponsored enterprises and industrial property lending.
CMBS Delinquency Holds, But Industrial Rate Soars
The performance of securitized commercial real estate loans was slightly worse, though the outlook is stable. But late payments on industrial property loans soared.
Freddie to Pay $2.2 Bil in Dividends to Treasury
Although earnings were halved on a quarter-over-quarter basis, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. is delivering another $2.2 billion to taxpayers.
Ginnie Issuance Up Despite Fannie, Freddie Drop
An increase in monthly mortgage securitizations at Ginnie Mae was enough to offset declines at both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Fannie's Delinquency at New Post-Crisis Low
Past-due payments accounted for a smaller share of the Federal National Mortgage Association's residential loans in March than in any month since early 2008.