HousingWire cited Recursion data in a recent article discussing MSR risks.
“Over the first nine months of this year, banks have far outstripped nonbanks in buying up MSR packages. Banks have been net purchasers of MSRs, to the tune of $107.8 billion — compared with $51.1 billion for all of 2021, according to a report by mortgage-data analytics firm Recursion.”
A recent story regarding rent control published in the Commercial Mortgage Alert “Regulatory Roundup” stated that “Rent Control is back in vogue with many state and city lawmakers, putting lenders and investors on high alert.” Read More
In a recent HousingWire article regarding an innovative MSR securitization offered by Freedom Mortgage, the author stated “As of the end of June, according to mortgage-analytics firm Recursion, Freedom Mortgage ranked as the sixth largest all-agency mortgage servicer in the country, with a 4.6% market share and some $380.3 billion in agency loans serviced. Read More
Recursion Calculations based on Fannie DUS ESG Data Featured in Commercial Mortgage Alert Article
On July 8, 2022, Commercial Mortgage Alert reported that the GSEs are making fewer underwriting exceptions on their multifamily deals with affordability components in an article "Agencies Normalizing Underwriting", citing Recursion data on the percentage of affordable housing in Fannie Mae DUS production: "Based on recently available data on renter income in Fannie's portfolio, analysis from research firm Recursion Co. shows that 66% of the agency's non-REMIC multifamily production in May and June combined was affordable to renters earning no more than 80% of area median income.
On Thursday July 21 the IMF-Recursion Global Housing Watch Webinar was launched with the episode “Are House Prices Headed for a Correction or Crash?”. Three noted economists, Mark Zandi from Moody’s Analytics, Julia Coronado from MacroPolicy Perspectives and Deniz Igan from the Bank for International Settlements presented their views, followed by group discussion moderated by Richard Koss at Recursion and IMF staff members. Read More
Recursion Partners with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Rice University to Support Underserved Mortgage Markets
Recursion is teaming up with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Rice University to work on the Underserved Mortgage Markets Coalition project and the Social Policy Analysis Capstone Course (“SOPA”). Read More
Recursion Co’s Chief Research Officer Gives a Lecture at the “Food for Thought” Series at Columbia SIPA
Our Chief Research Office Richard Koss gave a speech at the forum Food for Thought on Wednesday, September 22 at Columbia University about housing policy changes during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Read More
Recursion Partners with Clear Capital to provide intelligence for valuation model accuracy
We are delighted to announce our partnership with Clear Capital, a national real estate valuation and analytics fintech leader. Read More
One of the great questions facing the housing markets in 2021 is what will happen when the mortgage forbearance programs under the CARES Act expire. Read More