3-Yr Low Ginnie Issuance as Book Surpasses $2 Tril
Annual securitizations, including multifamily activity, were the lowest they've been in three years at Ginnie Mae. Jumbo issuance plunged by a third, but reverse mortgage activity was higher. The government-owned corporation's book of business broke $2 trillion.
Record BofA Pre-Tax Earnings as Home Lending Drops
Quarterly record pre-tax earnings were reported by Bank of America Corp. In the mortgage business, loan production tumbled on a linked-quarter and year-over-year basis. Commercial real estate assets were lower.
Wells Earnings Climb as Mortgage Originations Drop
Quarterly earnings moved solidly higher at Wells Fargo & Co., though mortgage earnings and originations were down from a year ago. The servicing portfolio and commercial real estate holdings continued to be reduced.
CMBS Loan Performance is Spectacular
The monthly performance of securitized commercial real estate loans continues to improve, with delinquency establishing yet another post-crisis low. Industrial properties led the latest drop.
11-Yr Low For Fannie Serious Mortgage Delinquency
Serious mortgage delinquency on loans backed by the Federal National Mortgage Association tumbled to the lowest level in 11 years. Monthly business also improved. Multifamily delinquency dipped.
Freddie's Monthly Business Best This Year
Monthly secondary mortgage volume ascended to the highest level this year at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. Serious mortgage delinquency, meanwhile, descended to a fresh new post-crisis low. Multifamily delinquency has been the same for five months.
FHA Delinquency Tumbles, Endorsements Edge Up
There was a monthly up tick reported in new business at the Federal Housing Administration, though a dip will likely follow. Single-family delinquency tumbled 48 basis points. Commercial mortgage endorsements slipped.
Ginnie's Jumbo Issuance Sinks to 4-Year Low
As monthly issuance ascended to the highest level in nine months at the Government National Mortgage Association, jumbo securitizations retreated to a low not seen in nearly four years.
30-Day CMBS Rate Dips to New Post-Crisis Low
A tiny decline in the monthly rate of delinquency on securitized commercial real estate loans was enough to take it to a new post-crisis low. Most of the distressed loans are pre-crisis.
New President at Freddie Mac, CEO Leaving
In addition to disclosing that it has appointed a new president, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. has revealed that its current chief executive officer will be leaving. The domino effect impacts its multifamily business.