Mortgage Buybacks

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January 11, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Bank & Thrift Mortgage Repurchases Up in 3Q18

Mortgage repurchases by banks and thrifts took an unexpected turn higher in the third quarter of 2018, according to an Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of call report data. The banking industry reported $585.5 million in residential mortgage repurchases or indemnifications during the July-September cycle, a 38.5 percent spike from the previous quarter. The long-term trend still holds to a downward path. Year-to-date, banks and thrifts ... [Includes one data chart]

December 21, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

GSE Buyback Activity Down to a Whisper

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sellers had to repurchase just $173.34 million of home loans during the third quarter of 2018 due to defects in the origination process, according to a new analysis by Inside Mortgage Trends. It was the lowest quarterly buyback total since the two government-sponsored enterprises began filing repurchase activity disclosures with the Securities and Exchange Commission in early 2012. There was, however, a 12.9 percent increase ... [Includes two data charts]


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