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The market for home mortgage credit: recent changes and future prospects

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  • Patric H. Hendershott
  • Herbert M. Kaufman (ary)

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Three major changes occurred during the 1980s in the market for home mortgage credit; the securitization of fixed-rate mortgages, the development of a national primary market for adjustable-rate mortgages, and the decimation of the saving and loan industry. These changes and their impacts on various financial industries and homebuyers are the subjects of this paper. I also briefly speculate about likely future changes in this market.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in its journal Proceedings.

Volume (Year): (1992)
Issue (Month): ()
Pages: 99-127

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlpr:y:1992:p:99-127

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Keywords: Mortgages ; Asset-backed financing;

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Cited by:
  1. Alejandro Justiniano & Giorgio E. Primiceri, 2006. "The Time Varying Volatility of Macroeconomic Fluctuations," NBER Working Papers 12022, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Bennett, Paul & Peach, Richard & Peristiani, Stavros, 2001. "Structural Change in the Mortgage Market and the Propensity to Refinance," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 33(4), pages 955-75, November.
  3. Alejandro Justiniano & Northwestern University, 2006. "The Time Varying Volatility of Macroeconomic Fluctuations," Computing in Economics and Finance 2006 219, Society for Computational Economics.

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