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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Private capital is returning to the mortgage market

    Plus, developments in affordable housing
    A few weeks ago, we asked if private capital was beginning to show more interest in the mortgage market. And now, we’re starting to see more signs that interest in mortgages that don’t fit inside the Qualified Mortgage box seems to be growing. Plus, big rental-related news out of New York and Minnesota. All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Private capital interest in mortgages growing? Angel Oak closes its largest securitization

    More than 80% of loans are non-QM
    Earlier this year, Angel Oak Capital Advisors, an investment management firm that specializes in mortgage credit, raised $291 million to invest in mortgages that don’t fit inside the Qualified Mortgage box. Apparently Angel Oak’s investors aren’t the only ones interested in non-QM loans. Angel Oak announced this week that it closed its largest securitization to date, a $328.78 million offering comprised largely of non-QM mortgages.
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  • AMI to Fannie Mae CEO: Private capital is ready for return to mortgages

    Association of Mortgage Investors responds to HousingWire report
    Contrary to what Fannie Mae's CEO told HousingWire last week, private capital is ready and willing to return to the mortgage market, the Association of Mortgage Investors said this week. AMI, which represents private investors, public and private pension funds, and endowments, went so far as to respond to Mayopoulos' statements directly. Here's their stand.
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  • Mortgage bond investors don’t trust lenders either

    Bloomberg explores where the private capital went
    It turns out that everyday people weren’t the only ones whose trust was broken by the crisis. According to a new report from Bloomberg, mortgage bond investors aren’t buying right now because they’re scared, too.
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  • Värde Partners to purchase Deephaven Mortgage

    Will provide $300 million to invest in non-agency loans
    Deephaven Mortgage and Värde Partners have announced that the two companies have entered into a purchase agreement, “under which certain affiliates of Värde will acquire Deephaven Mortgage,” the companies stated in a release.
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  • Treasury asks you how to revive “dormant” private label RMBS market

    Pushes for return of private capital to ease credit crunch
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said that the Treasury is hoping to “foster the development of a safe and sustainable private market for mortgage lending that can serve alongside government-supported options,” by working with investors and securitizers to “uncover new paths to increase private investment.”
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  • Private capital is returning to the mortgage market

    Shrinking spread between jumbo and conforming mortgages is a positive indicator
    “We think that the decline in the jumbo-conforming mortgage interest rate spread is a positive sign for the future of the mortgage market,” Capital Economics Property Economist Paul Diggle said.
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