MountainView Servicing Group is overseeing the sale of a Fannie Mae mortgage-servicing right portfolio with a total unpaid principal balance of $759,526,511, which features a weighted average original FICO of 725 and 61% HARP servicing.
Investors are confident that interest rates will not dramatically shift away from their current levels, a prediction that allowed mortgage real estate investment trusts on the HW 30 index to perform better than anticipated Monday.
Mountain Funding, an investor in distressed real estate debt portfolios, entered into an agreement with GMAC-ResCap’s Business Capital Group to provide asset servicing and consulting advice for the real estate owned (REO) assets in their portfolio, a spokesman for GMAC said.
ResCap, the fifth largest servicer in the nation, will continue to provide servicing for a portfolio of roughly 2.6m mortgage loans.
National Asset Direct Inc., a purchaser of distressed residential assets and loans, said Wednesday afternoon that it had completed the purchase of a portfolio of approximately $34 million of seasoned sub-performing and non-performing first lien residential mortgages from an undisclosed top-tier bank.
The company intends to service approximately 65 percent of this newly acquired portfolio through iServe, its wholly owned servicing subsidiary, it said in a press statement; officials did not specify where the remaining loans would be placed.
Melvin Luther Watt quietly slid into his office as the first appointed director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. It was the end of last year, in mid-December. Christmas was coming and the markets were in the middle of the harshest winter in years. As he took over the office of Acting Director Ed DeMarco — himself the unassuming lightning rod for the nation’s housing policy — Watt gave no indication of what he intended to do with his new position; arguably the most powerful job in mortgage finance..
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