Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

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FHFA: Fannie, Freddie risk-sharing bonds are here to stay

And plenty more are coming too
It looks like the credit risk-sharing bonds from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac aren’t going away anytime soon. In fact, according to a new report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the three-year-old risk-sharing program, which is designed to help alleviate some of the financial risk for the taxpayers and attract private capital back into the market, is going to expand and improve on its current structure.
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Freddie Mac offloads more credit risk to insurers

Backstops STACR deals
Freddie Mac is continuing in its efforts to limit the taxpayers’ liability by obtaining a number of insurance policies designed to cover much of the remaining credit risk associated with several of its Structured Agency Credit Risk transactions from earlier this year.
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Freddie Mac’s second actual loss STACR deal prices wide

Previous deal upsized due to market demand
After market demand caused Freddie Mac to increase the size of its first Structured Agency Credit Risk series offering featuring actual loss positions, Freddie Mac announced the pricing of its second actual loss STACR deal, with STACR Series 2015-DNA2 pricing wide compared to STACR Series 2015-DNA1.
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Freddie Mac offering second actual loss STACR deal

Previous risk-sharing deal upsized after strong market demand
After market demand caused Freddie Mac to increase the size of its first Structured Agency Credit Risk series offering featuring actual loss positions, Freddie Mac is now offering a new actual loss STACR deal.
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Latest Freddie Mac high-LTV risk-sharing mortgage bond prices tight

STACR 2015-HQ2 featured loans with 80-95% loan-to-value ratio
Freddie Mac announced the pricing of its second high loan-to-value risk-sharing bond of 2015, which is supported by loans with LTV ratios of 80-95%. According to Freddie Mac, the investor response to Structured Agency Credit Risk Series 2015-HQ2 was strong, and the deal priced tight compared with STACR Series 2015-HQ1.
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