The latest economic and policy trends facing mortgage servicers

Join this webinar for an in-depth roundtable discussion on economic and policy trends impacting servicers as well as a look ahead at strategies servicers should employ in the next year.

2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.

Steve Murray on the importance of protecting property rights

In this episode, Steve Murray, RealTrends advisor and industry stalwart, discusses some of the issues facing private property rights, including how a case in Germany could potentially affect U.S. legislation.

Lenders, it’s time to consider offering non-QM products

The non-QM market is making a comeback following a pause in 2020. As lenders rush to implement, Angel Oak is helping them adopt these new lending products.


FHFA eases limits on GSE multifamily lending

Exempts additional types of multifamily mortgages

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has announced that Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae can increase their financing of multifamily mortgages this year to help avoid a possible tightening of multifamily credit and higher borrowing costs. Per Bloomberg:

The FHFA is exempting additional types of multifamily mortgages from counting towards $30 billion financing caps on both Fannie and Freddie that it set in January. Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are on track to hit those caps by the third quarter.  

According to the article, agency lenders have pushed for the restrictions to be liberalized in recent weeks to avoid a possible tightening of multifamily credit and higher borrowing costs.

“It shows that the regulator is focused on liquidity in the markets,” said Susan Weber, a spokeswoman for Walker & Dunlop, a major lending partner of Fannie and Freddie.

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