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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Saudi Fannie Mae to Start Buying Mortgage Portfolios From Banks - Bloomberg

Saudi Fannie Mae to Start Buying Mortgage Portfolios From Banks - Bloomberg:

"Saudi Arabia’s first mortgage-refinancing firm has started approaching banks to buy their mortgage portfolios as the state tries to boost lending for homes. The state-run company, created to develop a secondary market for home loans, will have 5 billion riyals ($1.3 billion) of its own capital and will work with the government’s Real Estate Development Fund (REDF) to invest another 5 billion riyals buying mortgage portfolios, Housing Minister Majed al-Hogail told reporters in Riyadh on Wednesday. “We expect to start buying the portfolios from the banks in late May or mid-June,” al-Hogail said. “Hopefully by the end of the year, we will securitizing this portfolio.""



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