Items Tagged with 'private-label RMBS'


  • Redwood Trust CEO: We're ready for Trump to bring private capital back to mortgages

    Tells investors that REIT will be "aggressive" when time comes
    During an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Steven Mnuchin, the newly minted Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, reiterated the Trump administration’s pledge to pursue reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And if that happens, Marty Hughes, the CEO of Redwood Trust, says that the real estate investment trust will be ready and willing to step further into the market.
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  • Morningstar: Here's the impact of rising interest rates on mortgage-backed securities

    Prepayments will slow, default risk could rise
    The latest data from Freddie Mac, released Thursday, showed that mortgage interest rates are on the rise again. What will the impact of rising interest rates be on mortgage-backed securities, especially private-label mortgages? A new report from Morningstar has the answers. And here they are.
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  • Conference dispatch: The overall non-agency mortgage market struggles, successes

    A take on two conferences
    Last week, owing to an apparent breakdown in internal communications, one of the industry’s leading conference producers held two competing securitization conferences on the East and West coasts. A few determined conference goers, including Mark Hughes, executive vice president with Clayton Holdings, racked up frequent flyers miles to attend both, giving HousingWire the scoop on what went on.
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  • Clayton Holdings expands securitization group

    The pivot back to a more robust private-label residential mortgage-backed securities market prompted due diligence firm Clayton Holdings to expand its securitization group. The firm recently added space to its Atlanta underwriting facility.
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