IMBs See Choppy Waters Ahead for MSR Sales. At Issue: Too Much Supply
Inside Mortgage Finance, Jan. 27, 2023–Brandon Ivey
As profitability tied to originations plummeted in 2022, many lenders opted to sell mortgage servicing rights to generate cash, and there were plenty of buyers for the servicing. But not so much anymore. Demand is now declining while the supply of MSRs for sale remains elevated.