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Concentration of VA loans in Ginnie Mae MBS issuance exceeds 40%

Concentration of VA loans in Ginnie Mae MBS issuance exceeds 40%

The share of Department of Veterans Affairs-guaranteed loans in Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities issuance rose to 42% in the most recent fiscal year...
Anthony Kellum

FHA’s strong financial showing points the way on policy

Last month HUD published its annual FHA Actuarial Report. The report shows extremely strong financial performance — with reserves against losses of $62...
Nationstar launches next inactive HECM deal

Nationstar launches next inactive HECM deal

Nationstar’s next securitization of defaulted or inactive home equity conversion mortgages (HECMs) will have a higher-than-average exposure to properties with steep leverage, as...
Rob Zimmer

Don’t believe doom and gloom on Fannie, Freddie

This year there's been some chatter that investors are shying away from mortgage-backed securities sold by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The talk...
Stanley Middleman

There are better times ahead for mortgage finance

The mortgage industry's cycles of market and credit risk are a merry-go-round. The business tends to face the same risks over and over...
Brian Montgomery

FHA cracks down on cash-out refinancing

WASHINGTON — The Federal Housing Administration will limit cash-out refinancing starting next month in an effort to reduce the amount of borrowers withdrawing...
Ginnie Mae takes steps to squash VA loan churning | 2019-08-01

Ginnie Mae takes steps to squash VA loan churning | 2019-08-01

The churning of loans backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs has long been a thorn in Ginnie Mae’s side, as the agency has worked for...

Ginnie Mae reveals plans to stress-test nonbank lenders | 2019-07-29

In the last decade, Ginnie Mae has seen what it calls a “significant transformation” in the type of players that participate in the...
CFPB finds Freedom Mortgage intentionally reported inaccurate HMDA data | 2019-06-05

VA loan churning is driving up mortgage costs for all government borrowers | 2019-07-09

The churning of loans backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs has long been a thorn in Ginnie Mae’s side, as the agency...
VA lenders subpoenaed as investigators explore whether veterans are being overcharged for their mortgages | 2019-05-08

VA lenders subpoenaed as investigators explore whether veterans are being overcharged for their mortgages...

At least eight lenders that issue Veterans Affairs loans have been hit with federal subpoenas, Politico reported Tuesday. The move commences an investigation by...

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