Early State Delinquencies Drop Below Pre-COVID Levels

The nation’s mortgage delinquency rate is inching closer to its pre-pandemic level as early stage delinquencies improve.  CoreLogic says that in March of this year 4.9 percent of all mortgages were 30 days or more past due, including loans in foreclosure. This is the lowest rate since March 2021, the month the pandemic hit, and […]

Continue Reading

Mortgage Profits Decline but Remain Close to Record Levels

Mortgage originators’ profits remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2020, although they were down considerably from the previous period. The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA’s) Mortgage Bankers Performance Report says that independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $ 3,738 on each loan they originated during the […]

Continue Reading

MBS RECAP: Bonds Break Key Levels After Fed

Posted To: MBS Commentary Bonds Break Key Levels After Fed Both MBS and Treasuries were right on the edge of their recent ranges heading into Fed day. MBS broke their range right out of the gate while Treasuries waited until the Fed was done before their breakout. If this positive momentum retreats tomorrow, it will […]

Continue Reading