Ginnie Mae Issuance

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March 15, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

Around the Industry

Carson to Leave HUD After Trump’s First Term; Ginnie Annual Summit Set; Regulators Reject Request for Hearing on Appraisal Threshold; VA Announces Special Relief for Alabama.


March 15, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

Ginnie Mae Raises Minimum Servicing Spread to 25 Bps

Ginnie Mae’s latest guidance raising the minimum servicing spread will have little impact because most servicers already retain well above the minimum requirement, according to analysts with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.


March 15, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

GNMA MBS Production Down Sharply in February

Ginnie Mae issuers produced just $22.84 billion of new mortgage-backed securities in February, the lowest monthly total in nearly five years, according to a new Inside FHA/VA Lending analysis. [Includes two data charts.]


March 15, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Mortgage Grapevine

GSE Reform Hearings, Already?; The UMBS is Coming; NAR Pushes ‘Utility’ Plan…


March 15, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Analysts See Little Impact of Ginnie Servicing Spread Hike

Ginnie Mae’s new rule requiring servicers to maintain a minimum servicing spread of 25 basis points will have very little impact on medium and large servicers, according to analysts with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.


March 15, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Buyouts from Ginnie Mae Boost Supply of NPLs

Buyouts from Ginnie Mae MBS have replaced vintage subprime mortgages as a major source of nonperforming loans, according to industry participants.


March 8, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Fixing the Ginnie Rule on VA Cash-Out Seasoning

The inconsistency between the scope of Ginnie Mae’s loan seasoning guidance and VA’s cash-out interim final rule may require a legislative change, according to Ginnie Mae.


March 8, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Credit-Risk Transfer Deals Could Expand Beyond GSEs

Industry participants see promise in credit-risk transfer transactions beyond the government-sponsored enterprises, with possible markets developing involving Ginnie Mae, banks, credit cards and auto loans.


March 1, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

Ginnie Mae to Step Up Scrutiny with Stress Tests

Concerned with the increasing number of nonbank lenders in the mortgage market and tight liquidity conditions, Ginnie Mae has started developing stress tests for its largest issuers.


March 1, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

Ginnie Unable to Conform to VA Cash-Out Refi Rule

Ginnie Mae will not be able to conform its pooling requirements to the VA interim final rule on cash-out refinancing because doing so would be contrary to the provisions of the Dodd-Frank reform act, the agency noted.


February 22, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Ginnie Developing Liquidity Stress Tests for Issuers

Ginnie Mae is in the early stages of developing stress tests for its MBS issuers to ensure they have enough liquidity to withstand adverse economic conditions.


February 15, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

Approval of Ginnie MBS Issuers Dwindles in 2018

Ginnie Mae approved far fewer issuers last year than in 2017, according to agency data. Only eight out of 28 applicants were approved to participate in its mortgage-backed securities program, as against 22 issuers in the previous year.


February 8, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Ginnie Approves Only 8 New Issuers in 2018; What Next?

Approval of new MBS issuers by Ginnie Mae fell drastically in 2018. Data provided by the agency showed that only eight out of 28 applications received last year were approved. In the year before, Ginnie approved 22 out of 31 applications.


February 8, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Crapo Plan: Is Ginnie Mae Ready for Prime Time?

A new outline on housing-finance reform from Sen. Mike Crapo, R-ID, hands over management of the conventional mortgage market to Ginnie Mae, begging the question: Is Ginnie up to the task?


February 7, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Finance

Crapo Reform Plan Suggests Fannie, Freddie Privatization

Sen. Mike Crapo, R-ID, chair of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, stirred the housing-finance reform pot last week, releasing a plan to bring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of conservatorship.


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