Moody’s warns of jumbo mortgage strategic defaults

Walking away from a mortgage has always been a homeowner’s last resort. "take control of their financial future" by making a strategic decision to default if necessary. Jon Maddux, principal and co.

We have earnings from a couple of homebuilders today: Lennar (LEN) and KB Home (KBH). Orders dropped 9% on a unit basis, but increased 7% on a dollar basis. Their cancellation rate was 33%. Revenues increased 29% and average selling prices rose 22% to 299k. KB’s increase in ASPs is due to a strategic shift on their part.

With home prices likely to slip further in 2012 the risk of jumbo mortgages, yet to refinance out of security pools, will be at a growing risk of strategic default, Moody’s Investors Service said.

According to a weekly credit report from Moody’s Investors Service, jumbo mortgage delinquencies, in this case delinquencies on mortgages over $1m, are almost equal to mortgage delinquencies for.

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Bankrate’s survey of jumbo mortgage borrowing costs had 30-yr fixed rates up three bps to 4.18% (up 54bps). Federal Reserve Credit last week slipped $1.2bn to $4.419 TN. Over the past year, Fed Credit was little changed.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (Wells Fargo) will act as the master servicer of the loans in the transaction. Moody’s has assigned Wells Fargo its top servicer quality rating of SQ1 as a master servicer of residential mortgage loans. THE COMPLETE RATING ACTIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS: Wells Fargo Mortgage Backed Securities 2007-2 Trust

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