Mortgages, Mortgage-Backed Securities, and Asset-Backed Securities
- Mortgage Bankers Association
- Mortgage Rates in Different Geographical Areas
- Fannie Mae
- Ginnie Mae
- Freddie Mac
- Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
- Wall Street Journal
Mortgage Bankers Association
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry.
Mortgage Rates in Different Geographical Areas
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), is a database of 22,127 U.S. economic time series. With FRED you can download data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of data series. Data and information categories include: banking, business/fiscal, consumer prices, employment and population, exchange rates, foreign exchange intervention, GDP, interest rates, monetary aggregates, producer price indexes, reserves, U.S. trade, financial data, and regional data. Historical 30-year mortgage rates can be found at this site, just click "Interest Rates."
FNMA or "Fannie Mae" is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) chartered by Congress with a mission to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing and mortgage markets.
Use "Advance Search" to find a MBS and its pool number. Use pool number to find information on Fannie Mae MBS. This information includes prospectus and common pool information.
Commonly known as "Ginnie Mae", the Government National Mortgage Association helps to make affordable housing a reality for low- and moderate-income households across America by channeling global capital into the nation's housing markets. Click here for prospectuses.
Federal Home Loan Corporation or "Freddie Mac" is one of America's biggest buyers of home mortgages and is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing. See "Mortgage Securities" for information on types of MBSs.
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
DTCC, through its subsidiaries, provides clearing, settlement and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, money market instruments and over-the-counter derivatives.
Wall Street Journal
For "Government Agency" - See "Markets," "Market Data," and "Bonds, Rates and Credit Markets." For "Mortgage-Backed Securities, CMO" - See "Markets," "Market Data," and "Bonds, Rates and Credit Markets."