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Redwood Trust turns in “disappointing” first quarter

Net income falls from $27 million to $15 million
Ben Lane
Low interest rates sent Redwood Trust's net income down again in the first quarter of 2015, falling from $27 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 to $15 million in the first quarter. In a letter to shareholders, Redwood’s CEO, Marty Hughes, and president, Brett Nicholas, said they were “disappointed” by the results of the first quarter.
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Five Oaks breaks into jumbo mortgage bonds

Launches first securitization
Ben Lane
After participating in two jumbo mortgage bond offerings brought by other issuers in 2014, Five Oaks Investment Corp. is launching a jumbo mortgage bond of its own. The offering, which will be issued as Oaks Mortgage Trust Series 2015-1, is backed by 383 mortgages with a total balance of approximately $267.2 million.
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DBRS: The future is bright for jumbo mortgage bonds

Number of issuers growing; positive trends emerging
Ben Lane
Despite a drop in the number of prime jumbo residential mortgage-backed securitizations from 2013 to 2014, several trends are beginning to emerge that show the future of jumbo mortgage bonds is strong, DBRS said in a new report.
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WinWater prepping vanilla jumbo mortgage bond

$287.74 million offering receives AAA ratings
Ben Lane
For the third time this year, WinWater Home Mortgage is preparing to bring a prime jumbo residential mortgage-backed securitization to market. WinWater Mortgage Loan Trust 2015-3 is backed by 382 loans with a total principal balance of $287,742,280.
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Two Harbors bringing $294 million jumbo RMBS to market

Second Agate Bay offering of 2015
Ben Lane
Agate Bay Mortgage Trust 2015-2 is backed by 400 loans with a total principal balance of $294 million and an average loan balance of $736,131. DBRS issued a presale report for the offering and awarded more than $276 million in AAA ratings to the offering.
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JPMorgan preps second ARM-only jumbo mortgage bond

$372.4 million offering receives triple-A ratings
Ben Lane
Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Moody’s Investor Service and Fitch Ratings each issued presale reports on J.P. Morgan Mortgage Trust 2015-IVR2, and each ratings agency awarded triple-A ratings to the majority of the offering’s classes.
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FirstKey prepping second jumbo mortgage securitization

Features "single layer of protection" against breaches of reps and warrants
Ben Lane
After bringing its first prime jumbo mortgage securitization to market in November, FirstKey Mortgage is back with its second such offering. Its second securitization features a total principal balance of $293 million on 407 loans. The loans carry an average unpaid balance of $719,941.
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DBRS positive on JPMorgan’s jumbo-ARM mortgage bonds

Offering receives second round of AAA ratings
Ben Lane
DBRS is joining Fitch Ratings in awarding AAA ratings to a massive residential mortgage-backed securitization backed entirely by adjustable-rate mortgages from JPMorgan Chase & Co. The offering is backed by 913 adjustable-rate mortgages with a total balance of $940.1 million.
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WinWater Home Mortgage prepping first jumbo RMBS of 2015

$283.88 million offering receives AAA ratings
Ben Lane
One of 2014’s new players in the prime jumbo residential mortgage-backed securitization market is back for more in 2015. WinWater Home Mortgage, which brought its first jumbo RMBS to market in June of last year, is prepping its first jumbo RMBS of 2015.
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JPMorgan launching massive ARM-only jumbo RMBS

$940.1 million offering receives AAA ratings
Ben Lane
After exploring various securitzation structures throughout 2014, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is kicking off its 2015 in a big way, prepping a massive residential mortgage-backed securitization backed entirely by adjustable-rate mortgages.
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