BACKGROUND: On January 14, 2021, the Treasury Department and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) amended the GSE’s Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements (SPSPAs), which shape the terms in which Treasury supports Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This analysis looks at how the caps on the GSE’s “Acquisition of Certain Loans” can disproportionately impact homebuyers. […]
Ginnie Mae has officially reopened its Digital Collateral Program, a project that our consulting group has been very involved in over the last two years. This is a major step forward for eMortgage securitization.
I recently came across a study in the latest issue of theJournal of Structured Finance by MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni about the acceleration of eMortgage adoption. The study looks at the jump in eMortgage adoption over the past few years, specifically fueled by the pandemic and why the market may currently be at a tipping point moving toward a period of more rapid adoption.