Study: Expect More Unused-Proceeds Calls If Rates Stay Low
- In Today's Rate Environment, Are MSRs Overvalued? Cornwell, Ted // National Mortgage News;3/11/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p28
Focuses on the effect of interest rate decline on mortgage borrowers in the U.S. Concerns of regulators on the overvaluation of mortgage servicing rights; Volatility of MSR; Factors affecting mortgage borrowing.
- Linked to bond rates, mortgages get boost from inflation. Ryst, Sonja // Bond Buyer;07/15/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30683, p7
Discusses how United States interest rates affect a single-family mortgage revenue bond. Methods used to account for interest rates; Possibility that issuers may not be able to meet all the demand for mortgage bonds; Reason why housing authorities issue on the short term; Unused proceeds calls;...
- Single-Family Mortgage Bond Prepayments Continue Year-Long Drop. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;08/23/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30960, p5
Reports on the slowdown of single-family-mortgage-revenue bond prepayments in the United States. Impact of the United States Federal Reserve Open Market Committee's decision to raise interest rates; Influence of interest rates on mortgage refinancings; Forecast for mortgage bond prepayments.
- Roundup: Mortgage Stocks Still Look Good to Some Analysts. // National Mortgage News;9/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12
Reports on the positive performance of mortgage stocks in the U.S. Implementation of regulations of government-sponsored entities; Changes of regulatory oversight; Increase of long-term interest rates.
- California HFA tests market with novel swap structure. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;11/22/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30773, p1
Reports on the California Housing Finance Agency's execution of an interest rate swap on 85 million dollars in amortized home mortgage revenue bonds. Structure of the deal; Use of derivatives in debt management.
- Rate cuts attract nibbles but spur some prospects to look for better deals. Ratner, Juliana // American Banker;5/16/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 93, p8
Reports on mortgage bankers' satisfaction over the rally in the bond market resulting to the drop in interest rates. Comments of David Lereah, senior economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association of America; Long term implications of a low interest rate; Comments of Jack Eastman on the pickup...
- Neb. HFA Eyes Swap Safety. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;12/15/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33433, p1
The article reports on the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA's) move that aimed at helping the authority manage swap risk in Nebraska. It states that NIFA faces a potential problem with debt that is hedged with interest-rate swaps and prepares two-part sale to aid manage swap risk. A...
- Set up a GRAT now and sidestep proposed estate-planning crackdown. // Small Business Tax Strategies;Jul2010, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses the aspects of a grantor annuity trust (GRAT) and the new tax bill. It states that the lower the interest rate when the GRAT is establish, the lower the value of the remainder interest. Moreover, under the current state and gift tax rules, an individual may use from its...
- High pressure. // Money Marketing;2/22/2007, p61
The article presents a panel discussion regarding the issues on the effects of rising interest rates on mortgage sector and portfolio management strategies. The effects of increasing interest rates on mortgage industry had been discussed. As part of the discussion, it has been explained that the...