Articles About Securitized Real Estate Market

Author:
Randy Thomas
Posted:
11.15.2010

Covered Bonds Could Be a Viable Alternative to CMBS

A financing vehicle that has been used in Europe since it was invented in Prussia in 1769 is finding its way to American shores as a replacement for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS).  The vehicle is known as covered bonds, which is a securitized debt instrument backed by a pool of top-quality assets, primarily mortgages. What […]

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Author:
Randy Thomas
Posted:

Covered Bonds Could Be a Viable Alternative to CMBS

A financing vehicle that has been used in Europe since it was invented in Prussia in 1769 is finding its way to American shores as a replacement for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS).  The vehicle is known as covered bonds, which is a securitized debt instrument backed by a pool of top-quality assets, primarily mortgages. What […]

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Author:
James I. Clark III
Posted:
05.26.2009

Ginnie Mae Taking the Lead on Backing New Mortgages

At a time when the CMBS market has contracted by 60 percent, a story that hasn’t gotten much attention is that fact that one slice of the securitized real estate market is doing phenomenally well. Ginnie Mae (the Government National Mortgage Association) has provided $124.18 billion of liquidity to the secondary mortgage-backed securities market during […]

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