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Items Tagged with 'Mortgage servicing rights'


Bank of America: 'We provide all required MSR documents'

Responds to Ginnie Mae MSR transfer block
April 16, 2014
After Ginnie Mae stopped the transfer of mortgage-servicing rights from Bank of America to a nonbank, BofA emphasized that its servicing portfolios are on par with market requirements.
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Homebuilder's Fannie Mae MSR portfolio for sale

April 3, 2014
MountainView Servicing Group is advising the sale of a homebuilder’s $200 million Fannie Mae MSR portfolio, along with an additional $30 to $40 million of servicing per month from the builder.
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$1.1 billion in Fannie Mae MSR portfolios hit market

April 1, 2014
MountainView Servicing Group is advising the sale of two mortgage-servicing right portfolios with combined unpaid principal balance of $1.1 billion.
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Funding the MSR land grab

What the industry is doing with its excess warehouse space
March 31, 2014
Large banks are actively looking to minimize their MSR exposure. 2014 is likely to go down as the year of mortgage servicing financing.
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Two Walter Investment MSR acquisitions approved

Portfolios total an aggregate $40 billion
March 31, 2014
Walter Investment Management receives the necessary approval to close on two previously announced acquisitions of mortgage-servicing rights, totaling, in aggregate, approximately $40 billion of unpaid principal balance.
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$500 million in MSRs hits the market

Fannie, Freddie and Ginnie all included
March 21, 2014
Interactive Mortgage Advisors announced that it is overseeing the sale of two portfolios of mortgage servicing rights totaling more than $500 million.
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New Residential 4Q earnings grow amid MSR investments

GAAP incomes hits $80.5 million
March 20, 2014
New Residential Investment posted a GAAP income of $80.5 million, or 31 cents per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2013, following significant adjustments and investments in mortgage servicing rights.
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The weather is improving but housing conditions are not — here's why

Is the housing recovery stalling?
February 21, 2014
Yes, the weather is inhibiting housing but so are mortgage rates. Could it actually be a conglomeration of variables that are causing a stall in housing recovery?
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MBA conference outlines top concerns facing mortgage servicers

Hint: Regulations aren't the only threat
February 19, 2014
Although the mortgage industry has overcome a lot since the financial crisis, there are still issues that are creating heightened concerns for mortgage servicers.
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$2.4B Fannie Mae MSR sale hits the market

MountainView Servicing Group serves as advisor
January 31, 2014
MountainView Servicing Group is advising the sale of a $2.4B Fannie Mae mortgage-servicing rights portfolio with total unpaid principal balance of $2.4 billion, which features a weighted average interest rate of 3.69% and no delinquencies.
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