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Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for Ocwen?

Company takes loss in 2nd quarter as it tries to move past "legacy" issues
True to its own predictions from earlier in the year, Ocwen Financial posted another loss in the second quarter, putting it on track to post a loss in 2016. But is there finally a light at the end of the tunnel for the nonbank?
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Fitch: Mortgage servicers are in for a rough year

Low interest rate environment, rising refinances lead to shrinking portfolios
Many of the largest bank and nonbank mortgage servicers saw their portfolios decline in the first quarter of 2016, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. And with mortgage interest rates remaining near historic lows ever since the Brexit, things aren't likely to get much better for mortgage servicers this year.
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PHH sinks as low interest rates destroy mortgage servicing

Just like Ocwen, Nationstar and Walter
The first quarter's historically low interest rates already pulled down the performance of Nationstar Mortgage, Walter Investment and Ocwen Financial thanks to the impact of negative adjustments to the "fair value" of each company’s mortgage servicing rights portfolio, and now PHH Corporation is joining that unfortunate list as the company posted a loss in the first quarter.
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Walter Investment tanks thanks to low interest rates

Posts GAAP net loss of $172.7 million in first quarter, stock plummets
The first quarter's historically low interest rates did more than just negatively impact the earnings of Freddie Mac, which reported a $354 million net loss in the first quarter. The quarter's low rates also obliterated the bottom line of Walter Investment Management Corporation.
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$4 billion Ginnie Mae bulk MSR portfolio available for sale

Features 97% 30-year fixed rate loans, average 22 months seasoning
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.”
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$301 million Fannie Mae bulk servicing portfolio hits market

Mostly Midwest portfolio is 100% current
Buyers looking to get their hands on some Fannie Mae servicing now have that opportunity. Interactive Mortgage Advisors announced that it is acting as the exclusive broker for a $301 million Fannie Mae bulk residential mortgage servicing rights offering.
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$2 billion bulk Ginnie Mae MSR portfolio hits the market

Carries weighted average interest rate of 3.71%
MountainView Servicing Group, a provider of residential mortgage servicing rights sales and valuation advisory services, announced that it is advising on the sale of a $2 billion bulk portfolio of mortgage servicing rights backed by Ginnie Mae.
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