Issuance of prime non-agency MBS will likely increase this year, according to projections by industry analysts. The big wildcard is how FHFA’s efforts to reduce the GSEs’ footprint will impact the non-agency market.
The lender plans to raise around $100 million through an initial public offering of shares. Velocity funded about $1.0 billion of originations in 2019, focused on residential investment and small commercial properties.
Anchor Loans and LendingHome are the largest lenders operating in the fix-and-flip space. An analysis of the most recent HMDA data suggests the firms are neck and neck in originations of short-term loans. (Includes data chart.)
Expanded-credit MBS issuance looks likely to increase again in 2020, but not at the exponential growth rate seen since the sector emerged in 2015. A major variable is how the CFPB will address the QM patch.