FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'mortgage bonds'


Mortgage Partnership Finance, Ginnie Mae announce expanded loan program

Group of Federal Home Loan Banks now offer servicing-released mortgage sales
Together with Ginnie Mae, the Mortgage Partnership Finance Program, a group of Federal Home Loan Banks formed to sell fixed-rate mortgage loans into the secondary market, announced an expanded loan offering that will allow the program’s participants to execute a servicing-released mortgage sale to Ginnie Mae.
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Fannie Mae CEO pushes for more credit-risk sharing in bond market

Good news for the private markets
Since October 2013, these risk-sharing transactions have transferred to the private market a significant portion of the credit risk on single-family mortgage loans with an unpaid principal balance of approximately $464 billion. The Fannie Mae CEO says there is plenty of room for more. Here's why.
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SEC, U.S. Attorney charge three former Nomura RMBS traders with fraud

Allegedly repeatedly lied to customers, trained junior traders to do the same
The Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut are charging three former Nomura Securities International residential mortgage-backed securities traders with fraud, accusing the trio of “repeatedly lying” to customers about the pricing information of mortgage bonds and defrauding customers of millions of dollars.
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Ex-Fifth Third banker starts mortgage-bond hedge fund

Cincinnati Business Courier takes a look at Mariemont Capital
Meet Kevin Taylor. In 2013, he left his position running mortgage-backed securities trading desk at Fifth Third Bank to start Mariemont Capital. And according to a report from the Cincinnati Business Courier, Taylor is finding success investing in residential mortgage bonds and delivering big returns for his investors.
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