Buyers looking to get their hands on some Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage servicing rights have that opportunity, as a $6 billion bulk residential mortgage servicing rights portfolio that features loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is available for sale.
Buyers hoping to get their hands on some Ginnie Mae mortgage servicing rights have that opportunity, according to Interactive Mortgage Advisors, which announced Friday that it is acting as the exclusive broker for the sale of a $3 billion bulk Ginnie Mae mortgage servicing rights portfolio.
Buyers looking to score some Ginnie Mae servicing are in luck. Interactive Mortgage Advisors announced the sale of a $4 billion Ginnie Mae bulk portfolio of residential mortgage servicing rights. And according to Thomas Piercy, managing member of Interactive Mortgage Advisors, the portfolio is “most likely the best Ginnie Mae deal offered this year.”
Finishing up the year, Interactive Mortgage Advisors’ latest bulk residential mortgage servicing rights offering features an extremely low interest rate and quality MSRs from an independent mortgage bank.
Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae each back a separate pool of the underlying loans. IMA is requesting separate bids to be submitted for the Fannie pool and the Ginnie pool to allow consideration by the seller to sell the pools separately.
IMA is overseeing the sale of a Northeast mortgage banker that has retail/wholesale originations and a $1 billion mortgage-servicing rights portfolio with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae approvals in good standing.
Saddled with legacy systems and burdened with changing regulations, the mortgage industry has been slow to adopt digitization compared to many other industries. Now, however, the industry must provide more transparency to regulators and satisfy consumers while managing tighter margins. In this perfect storm, there’s only one lifeboat — a digital process.
Has the Great Recession launched a new era of renting versus buying that will eventually result in a nation where more people rent their homes than purchase them? Or is the increase in renters these days due to an “over-correction” in the market? According to the latest “State of the Nation’s Housing” report from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, the U.S., in less than a decade, lost all its homeownership gains of the last 20 years.
Armed with an overall measure of housing market performance relative to long-term trend; an accompanying metric explaining whether that market is overheated or not; and importantly a way to attribute deviations in home prices precisely to selected market variables, market participants would be in a better position to take precautionary actions to limit their exposure in highly volatile markets.