Worried about Tapering? Chris Bennett Says ‘Relax’

It’s not often the mortgage industry plays coy when it comes to certain topics, but currently, there are rumblings about the T-word – tapering. There’s a couple of misconceptions about tapering and what that might mean, especially for mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Let’s clear those up.

Worried about Tapering? Chris Bennett Says ‘Relax’

It’s not often the mortgage industry plays coy when it comes to certain topics, but currently, there are rumblings about the T-word – tapering. There’s a couple of misconceptions about tapering and what that might mean, especially for mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Let’s clear those up.

Worried about Tapering? Chris Bennett Says ‘Relax’

It’s not often the mortgage industry plays coy when it comes to certain topics, but currently, there are rumblings about the T-word – tapering. There’s a couple of misconceptions about tapering and what that might mean, especially for mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Let’s clear those up.

Worried about Tapering? Chris Bennett Says ‘Relax’

It’s not often the mortgage industry plays coy when it comes to certain topics, but currently, there are rumblings about the T-word – tapering. There’s a couple of misconceptions about tapering and what that might mean, especially for mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Let’s clear those up.

Worried about Tapering? Chris Bennett Says ‘Relax’

It’s not often the mortgage industry plays coy when it comes to certain topics, but currently, there are rumblings about the T-word – tapering. There’s a couple of misconceptions about tapering and what that might mean, especially for mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Let’s clear those up.

FOMC Pushes Up Rate Hike Schedule

The Federal Reserve isn’t planning on raising key interest rates any time soon, but the trigger finger appears to be getting itchier.

Troy Baars: Market Volatility Drives the Need for Speed in GNMA Spec Pool Formation

While there is a tremendous benefit to adding Ginnie Mae specified (spec) pools as part of a diversified execution strategy, lenders cannot continue to operate as if it’s business as usual when faced with the current volatility in the mortgage-backed securities market. Instead, speed must become of the essence, and lenders need to move as quickly as possible while monitoring the MBS market closely to continue effectively utilizing this strategy and maximize their secondary profitability.

Troy Baars: Market Volatility Drives the Need for Speed in GNMA Spec Pool Formation

While there is a tremendous benefit to adding Ginnie Mae specified (spec) pools as part of a diversified execution strategy, lenders cannot continue to operate as if it’s business as usual when faced with the current volatility in the mortgage-backed securities market. Instead, speed must become of the essence, and lenders need to move as quickly as possible while monitoring the MBS market closely to continue effectively utilizing this strategy and maximize their secondary profitability.