Alt-A, HELOCs Proving Problematic; Are Prime Jumbos Next?

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Alt-A, HELOCs Proving Problematic; Are Prime Jumbos Next? The prime rate through the first 6 months of 2009 was 3.25%, the lowest it had been since 1955. A reader with a HELOC who wrote me recently had a margin of minus .75%, which made her rate 2.5%. Her first mortgage had a rate of 6.5%, and her heloc lender offered to increase her line by.

Amherst finds mortgage market underestimates looming defaults market has introduced many different pricing tiers and product types, which has helped to move the mortgage market closer to price rationing, or risk-based pricing. The success of the subprime market will in part determine how fully the mortgage market eventually incorporates pure price ration-ing (i.e., risk-based prices for each borrower).

Alt-A interest rates, which are determined by credit risk, therefore tend to be between those of prime and subprime home loans, although there is no single accepted definition of Alt-A. Typically Alt-A mortgages are characterized by borrowers with less than full documentation, average credit scores, higher loan-to-values, and more investment properties and secondary homes.

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“Alt-A mortgage loans” means residential mortgage loans made. and are made for the purposes of cash management and increased payment flexibility. “prime jumbo mortgage loans” means mortgage loans.

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