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KBRA: Mortgage lending will peak in 2016, fall off in 2017 and beyond

Rising interest rates, home price appreciation will slow originations
To borrow a phrase from Game of Thrones, winter is coming in more ways than just on the calendar. Winter is coming from mortgage lending too, according to a new report from Kroll Bond Rating Agency. KBRA’s new report states that 2016 will likely be the peak year for mortgage originations for “years to come,” as a fall in origination volume will occur in 2017 and beyond.
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Kroll to partner with Weiss Residential Research

Partnership expected to enhance KBRA’s ratings process
"We are pleased to be working closely with Kroll Bond Ratings to further enhance the ratings process with our high resolution market analytics," WRR CEO Alan Weiss said. "I believe our collaboration can help deepen the quality of decisions across the residential investment marketplace."
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The secret to making REO-to-rental viable

As an investment class it needs work but analysts say go for it
There are a large number of abandoned homes and a large class of renters, but even when the housing market settles out and people’s credit is repaired over time, REO to rental is a growth area and potentially a permanent asset class, investors think.
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Single-family rental securitization market boasts near trillion-dollar potential

Blackstone-Invitation Homes deal prompts KBW to analyze the sector's overall value
The REO-to-rental securitization deal that Blackstone subsidiary Invitation Homes brought to market is just the tip of the iceberg, with KBW analysts forecasting a nearly trillion dollar market when calculating the lingering possibilities that exist for single-family rental securitization deals.
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PennyMac markets plain vanilla private RMBS

Easing into the private market with pool of 30-year fixed-rate jumbo mortgages

The mortgage pool backing PMT 2013-J1 is comprised of 691 first-lien mortgage loans with an aggregate principal balance of $550.4 billion, said Kroll Bond Ratings in its presale report.


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