Subprime Mortgages

Browse articles from all of our Newsletters related to Subprime Mortgages.

March 22, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Commercial Bank Reliant Jumps into Non-QM Pond

To date, the revival in the new “subprime” mortgage market has been driven exclusively by nonbank originators and aggregators, but now there’s a depository in the pond: Reliant Ban-corp, Brentwood, TN.


March 15, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

GSEs, FHA Waging Battle for Subprime Borrowers

The battle among the three main federal housing agencies to attract more borrowers is getting more aggressive, according to the American Enterprise Institute.


March 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of data on jumbo mortgage interest rates and stock price trends.


March 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Ocwen Looking to Boost Its Non-Agency Servicing

After years of being prohibited by regulators from acquiring servicing rights, Ocwen Financial is back in business as a buyer in full force. [Includes one data chart]


March 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

New Residential Preps its Second Non-QM MBS of 1Q

Issuance of mortgage-backed securities with non-qualified loans continues at a brisk pace, with a new deal from New Residential Investment in the pipeline.


March 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Oaktree Set to Issue its First Non-QM MBS

An affiliate of Oaktree Capital Management is set to issue its first mortgage-backed security with non-qualified loans. The $268.16 million issuance includes loans from two prominent lenders who haven’t been large players in the non-QM MBS market recently.


March 1, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


March 1, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Verus Leads Latest Round of Non-Agency MBS Issuance

Records are falling like dominoes in the nonprime mortgage-backed security market. Verus Mortgage Capital last week issued a $664.09 million deal — breaking a volume record set by Angel Oak Companies a month ago.


March 1, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Nonbanks’ Non-QM Acquisition Strategies Differ

Two nonbanks — Ellington Financial and MFA Financial — are increasing their emphasis on non-qualified mortgages, but with different strategies.


March 1, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Expanded-Credit Production Spikes 20% in 2018

Originations of expanded-credit mortgages increased 20.2% in 2018 and market share for the sector also grew, according to a new ranking and analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. [Includes one data chart]


February 22, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Mortgage Grapevine

Non-QM Paper; The Return of Nicholas Smith...


February 22, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Nonprime MBS Issuance Off To a Strong Start in 2019

The market for nonprime MBS is hot as issuers bring larger deals to meet demand from investors.


February 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Average Jumbo Mortgage Interest Rates and Mortgage Performance

A page of jumbo data and the performance of non-agency mortgage-backed securities.


February 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

News Briefs

Carrington Mortgage Services loosens its underwriting guidelines and improves pricing for various expanded-credit products; Home Point Financial joins the expanded-credit market; Essent Group isn't interested in proving PMI for non-QMs...


February 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

GSE Nonprime Assets Have Differing Run-Off Rates

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continue to let their holdings of nonprime mortgages run off, with some differences in the rate at which the holdings are diminishing, according to a new analysis by Inside Nonconforming Markets. [Includes one data chart]


February 15, 2019 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Seer Capital Enters Non-QM MBS Market

Seer Capital Management is set to issue its first mortgage-backed security with non-qualified loans. The New York-based company launched its non-QM program in 2013 and it owns HomeXpress Mortgage, a wholesale lender founded in 2016.


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