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Treasury and Mortgage Rates Perspective, August 2019 (Whitepaper)

Treasury and Mortgage Rates Perspective, August 2019 (Whitepaper)

Treasury yield plummeted at the beginning of August after a confusing post-meeting press conference by Fed Chairman Powell was followed by an escalation in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. This white paper will provide some context to the recent drop in Treasury and mortgage rates.

Carry Opportunity: Strategy for Banks and Depositories (Whitepaper)

Carry Opportunity: Strategy for Banks and Depositories (Whitepaper)

Current conditions in the MBS market have created an opportunity for depositories to take advantage of their low funding costs to pick up investment income. We encourage our bank and depository clients to consider using the approach outlined in this summary to take advantage of these current unusual conditions in mid-2019.

Introduction to Mandatory Loan Sale Delivery

Introduction to Mandatory Loan Sale Delivery

In this post, we will provide an overview for implementing mandatory loan sale delivery and how mortgage bankers like Andrew Stringer at First Bank were able to capture a +52 bps pickup over best efforts.

MCT Community Webinar: Outsourcing Mortgage Operations

MCT Community Webinar: Outsourcing Mortgage Operations

Our MCT community webinar will discuss a specific model for leveraging outsourcing in all stages of the mortgage origination life cycle. Join us April 25th at 10am to learn why outsourcing is a powerful tool for mortgage companies and aggregators.

The Single Security Initiative Explained

The Single Security Initiative Explained

Our webinar recap will help you be prepared for this important transition to the Single Security Initiative (SSI), review the rationale behind the initiative, how the structure of the mortgage industry will (and will not) change, how pooling, trading, and delivery will be affected, and the main prep tasks for lenders.

Webinar: Navigating the Waters of MSR Sales

Webinar: Navigating the Waters of MSR Sales

Join webinar to learn how to determine which MSRs to sell, how to evaluate bids you receive, and tips for negotiating a contract. Topics will also include expected challenges, purchase terms, and timing of the sale.