Angel Oak In the News

3.24.17

Angel Oak Capital Announces $146 Million-Plus Securitization

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3.23.17

Lenders go outside the box to offset lost production

 

3.20.17

CNBC: Private-label mortgage bonds are rising from the grave

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3.8.17

Investment News: Angel Oak’s Brad Friedlander: The biggest dilemma today’s mortgage industry faces

Watch Brad Friedlander with Angel Oak Capital Advisors discuss the differences between pre-crisis and post-crisis borrowing requirements, and how today’s new non-prime loans are different than the loans made in 2008. 

 

3.8.17

Angel Oak Announces Eight New Additions

To help support Angel Oak’s extraordinary growth, their management company, Angel Oak Companies, recently added four new executives to its leadership team while Angel Oak Mortage Solutions added 4 new Account Executives. Click here to read more.

 

2.10.17

Angel Oak Approved in Two New States, Closes Record Year With Eight New Hires

Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions closed 2016 with a record month and is now licensed in over 35 states nationwide with the additions of Arkansas and New Mexico. Click here to read more.

 

2.10.17

Angel Oak’s Non-QM Lending Platforms Reviewed by Two Ratings Agencies

Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions LLC and Angel Oak Home Loans LLC have announced that their mortgage origination platforms have been reviewed for quality by ratings agencies Fitch and DBRS. Click here to read more. 

 

2.7.17

Business Wire: Angel Oak’s Non-Qualified Mortgage Lending Platforms Reviewed by Two Leading Ratings Agencies

Angel Oak becomes one of the first non-prime mortgage originators to be reviewed by a third party ratings agency. Click here to read more.

 

9.23.16
Inside Mortgage Finance Publications – Non-QM Lenders See Plenty of Room…

Originations of non-qualified mortgages could reach $100.0 billion a year. Click here to read more. 

 

9.19.16
Firms resurrect non-agency RMBS market: Managers starting small; demand outpacing supply

Angel Oak is highlighted for its pioneering of non-agency residential mortgage backed securities. Click here to read more. 

 

8.23.16
Business Wire: Angel Oak Capital Announces Securitization of Non-Agency Mortgages

Angel Oak Announces a $132.65 Million Securitization of Non-Agency Residential Mortgages. Click here to read more. 

 

6.30.16
National Mortgage Professional: How to Survive the Impending Refinance Cliff

Tom Hutchens, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions talks about the refinancing boom. Click here to read more. 

 

4.5.16

National Mortgage Professional: Visionary Organizations 2016

Dedicated specifically to providing alternative lending solutions, Angel Oak has established themselves as the market leader in the non-prime space. Click here to read more.

 

4.5.16

National Mortgage Professional: Sub-Prime: Establishing a New Track Record

Sub-prime, or “non-prime,” mortgage lending returned to the market almost three years ago and with it, many critics who understandably voiced concerns that history would repeat itself. Click here to read more.

 

3.30.16

Mortgage News Network: Interview with Tom Hutchens at NAMB East

Tom Hutchens, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions is interviewed by Andrew Berman at 2016 NAMB East. Click here to watch the video.

 

3.23.16

Mortgage Professional America: Nonprime mortgage set for a comeback

Mortgage lenders who participated in the National Association of Realtors’ mortgage originator survey reported that non-QM mortgages were making a modest comeback in the fourth quarter. Click here to read more.

 

3.21.16

National Mortgage News: Why Supply Remains a Hurdle for Subprime Securitizations

As a handful of new issuers enter the market and the implementation of a key regulation pave the way for subprime securitization’s comeback, the volume of new loans that are actually available to the market remains a question. Click here to read more. (Having trouble viewing the article? Read a PDF version here.)

 

3.10.16

National Mortgage News: Subprime Securitization Is Back, But It’s Not What It Was

For the first time since the financial crisis, the mortgage industry is securitizing newly minted loans to lower credit borrowers. Click here to read more.

 

3.1.16

National Mortgage Professional: Sub-Prime Sees a Surge in Volume

Sub-prime loans came back to the market about three years ago, and today, we are starting to see a surge in mortgages that fall outside of the restrictive qualified mortgage (QM) guidelines. Click here to read more.

 

2.28.16

The Wall Street Journal: One Way to Make Mortgages Easier to Get

Government, investors and lenders team up to revive market for mortgage bonds issued by private firms, including bonds backed by subprime borrowers. Click here to read more.

 

2.26.16

Mortgage Professional America: Non-agency loans can be a boon for self-employed borrowers

Self-employed borrowers can face a bit of a quandary when they’re searching for a mortgage. Click here to read more.

 

2.1.16

National Mortgage Professional: Mortgage Liquidity Just Got a Little Looser

In order to remain competitive in this unpredictable environment, mortgage originators should think outside the box—the credit box, that is—and diversify their product offering in order to continue building steady business. Click here to read more.

 

1.21.16

Mortgage Professional America: Subprime loans can be a valuable tool for brokers

The big message is that today’s subprime looks nothing like the subprime of old. Once people understand the differences, they realize that the new subprime is smart and responsible. Click here to read more.

 

1.13.16

SNL Financial: Walk-away foreclosures no problem for this mortgage lender

Non-QM loans have been available for prime borrowers, but borrowers with troubled credit have struggled to find credit. Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions in the 2014 first quarter unveiled a product targeting those subprime borrowers. Click here to read more.

 

1.13.16

Mortgage News Network: Is “Subprime” Still a Dirty Word?

Understand the three main differences in the ‎subprime‬ ‎mortgages‬ of the past versus the subprime mortgages of today. Documented ability-to-repay (ATR), Appraiser Independence Regulation (AIR), and skin in the game are all factors that make today’s subprime loans safe and responsible lending options. Click here to watch the video.

 

12.18.15

Mortgage News Network: The Largest Non-Prime Securitization Since the Crash

Tom Hutchens discusses the industry’s largest securitization of non-prime loans since the financial crisis. See Tom’s vision of how this securitization directly affects the entire mortgage market. Click here to watch the video.

 

12.18.15

Inside Mortgage Finance: The Beginning of a Nonprime MBS Revival?

Greenleaf Income Trust this week priced a $135 million non-agency, nonprime MBS, the largest such offering since the housing bust. Click here to read more.

 

12.17.15

Business Wire: Angel Oak Announces $150 Million Securitization of Non-Prime Mortgages

Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC announced today the completion of its first securitization of non-prime whole loans. The loans, which total $150.4 million in aggregate, were originated by two of Angel Oak Capital’s affiliate companies – Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions and Angel Oak Home Loans. Click here to read more.

 

12.11.15

Inside Mortgage Finance: Angel Oak Stresses Viability of Nonprime Lending

Originating nonprime mortgages can be done without repeating the mistakes that contributed to the financial crisis, according to the officials at Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions. Click here to read more.

 

12.7.15

Mortgage News Network: Non-Prime Lending: What to Expect in the Coming Year

Tom Hutchens with Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions discusses the non-prime lending space with Andrew Berman of Mortgage News Network. Click here to watch the video.

 

12.1.15

National Mortgage News: A Mortgage Lender’s ‘New’ Subprime Pitch … Get Ready for More

National Mortgage News highlights how Angel Oak’s new, safer subprime programs are a game changer. Click here to read more.

 

11.27.15

National Real Estate Post: Working the Sub-Prime Niche

Working the sub-prime niche can be a lucrative little secret.  Today we give you an idea on how to do it. Click here to watch the video.

 

11.19.15

National Real Estate Post Webinar: Subprime Mortgage: The New Normal

Eric Morgenson and Frank Garay discuss Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions’ alternative lending solutions. Click here to watch the webinar.

 

11.13.15

National Mortgage Professional: Diversify Your Product Line With Non-Agency Mortgages

Lenders that rely heavily on refinancing need to come up with a way to bolster their new mortgage pipeline in order to replace lost volume. Click here to read more.

 

11.3.15

Mortgage News Network: Interview with Tom Hutchens

Tom Hutchens, Senior VP, Sales & Marketing of Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions is interviewed by Andrew Berman at MBA Annual 2015. Click here to watch the video.

 

10.21.15

Mortgage Professional America: Biggest TRID challenge coming

Brokers are reporting TRID implementation has been relatively painless, especially considering the uncertainty of how it would impact the originations process. Click here to read more.

 

10.1.15

National Mortgage Professional: Diversify Your Product Line with Non-Agency Mortgages

Lenders that rely heavily on refinancing need to come up with a way to bolster their new mortgage pipeline in order to replace lost volume. Click here to read more.

 

9.14.15

National Real Estate Post: The Acceptance of Responsible Subprime

True subprime loans were never the pre-meltdown issue.  It was all the hybrids.  There needs to be a new acceptance of true subprime loans. Click here to watch the video.

 

9.11.15

White Paper: Addressing Mortgage Credit Illiquidity with Alternative Products

As more lenders adopt and issue alternative, non-government backed mortgage products, homebuyers that fall outside the typical credit box will return to the market and provide much needed stimulus in the face of rising rates. Click here to read more.

 

9.1.15

National Mortgage Professional: From Wholesaler to Consumer, It’s All About Education

When first-time homebuyers begin exploring their options, they often realize they actually know very little about getting a mortgage. Click here to read more.

 

8.1.15

National Mortgage Professional: Why Non-Prime Loans Are Safer Than You Think

Skeptics are starting to come around and realize that things truly are different this time, as non-QM products are proving to be much less risky than their predecessors. Click here to read more.

 

7.15.15

National Mortgage Professional: Opportunity Lies Ahead in Non-Agency Lending

Non-agency lending—specifically sub-prime (or non-QM) lending—is arguably more relevant now than before the recession. Here are the key drivers of growth in the non-agency arena going forward. Click here to read more.

 

6.8.15

Capital Markets Today Talk Radio: Alternative Mortgage Lending

Although some investors are still holding tight to credit standards, mortgage credit availability loosened last month, according to a recent Mortgage Bankers Association report. Click here to listen now.

 

5.28.15

MarketWatch: Millennials in Texas and in California reject home ownership for vastly different reasons

The difficulty in getting millennials to take the plunge in the entry-level market will also have consequences down the road, says Tom Hutchens senior vice president of sales and marketing of Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions in Atlanta. Click here to read more.

 

5.18.15

National Mortgage Professional Magazine: Does Sub-Prime Equal Non-Prime?

When comparing the product called sub-prime that was rampart prior to the financial crisis to the recently issued, non-prime or non-qualified mortgage (non-QM) of today, the difference is stark. Click here to read more.

 

5.15.15

Atlanta Association for Corporate Growth: 2015 Georgia Fast 40

We are honored to announce that Angel Oak Companies has been named by the Atlanta Association for Corporate Growth as one of the 2015 Georgia Fast 40 – an award presented to the fastest-growing middle market companies in the state. Click here to read more.

 

4.24.15

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Atlanta’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

We are proud to announce that Angel Oak Companies has been named one of Atlanta’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2015 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Click here to read more.

 

4.3.15

The New York Times: Revisiting ‘Subprime’ Mortgages

“Subprime” has been a dirty word since the freewheeling mortgage lending spree that ultimately brought down the economy and propelled millions of homeowners into foreclosure. Click here to read more.

 

3.24.15

National Mortgage News: A Deal to Reinvent the Subprime Mortgage-Backed Security

One might assume that Wall Street developed, at some point in the seven years following the housing collapse, distaste for new subprime mortgage-backed securities. Think again. Click here to read more.

 

3.23.15

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Top 75 Small Workplaces (149 Or Fewer Employees) In The Region

We’re pleased to announce that Angel Oak Companies was named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Click here to read more.

 

3.18.15

Rob Chrisman: Sales & Ops jobs; changes in Fannie & Freddie pricing & programs; how much does 3.75 million sq. feet of office cost?

Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, specializes in non-agency lending, with a focus on non-prime loans, announced that its non-agency mortgage products are now available to third party lenders through a mini-correspondent channel. Click here to read more.

 

2.9.15

Mortgage Professional America: Subprime lending is back, but don’t call it that

A tight credit market and shrinking origination volume has opened the flood gates for more wholesale lenders providing brokers with the option to originate subprime mortgages in 2015. Click here to read more.

 

1.28.15

Global Capital: Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions is launching an online platform to underwrite non-QM loans

The mortgage aggregator’s mini-correspondent channel will allow lenders to originate non-QM loans to sell to Angel Oak. Originators of the loans will be free from any risks related to representations and warranties of performance, as Angel Oak will act as underwriter of the loans. Click here to read more.

 

1.28.15

Business Wire: Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions Launches Mini-Correspondent Platform

Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions announced today that its non-agency mortgage products are now available to third party lenders through a mini-correspondent channel. Click here to read more.

 

11.21.14

National Mortgage News: Disciplined Underwriting Guides Lender’s Non-QM Strategy

Many lenders and investors have been steering clear of loans outside of the qualified mortgage credit box due to an inability to get their arms around these loans’ higher compliance risks. But that’s changing for some players. Click here to read more.

 

11.21.14

Asset-Backed Alert: Angel Oak Maps Subprime Program

Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions’ mortgage-securitization plans are coming into focus…Angel Oak now is known to be developing an aggressive subprime-mortgage program aimed at borrowers with scores as low as 500. Click here to read more.

 

11.11.14

Scotsman Guide: Lenders report ‘out of control’ investor interest in new subprime products

Although a number of people still cringe at the term subprime, some subprime lenders are reporting strong investor appetite for the once-reviled mortgage products. Click here to read more.

 

10.25.14

Rob Chrisman: Letters on MSAs, expanded criteria loans, 97% LTV loans, and trends in regulation

The residential mortgage industry is filled with some heavy-duty issues, and the commentary definitely has some heavy duty letters this week – not all of them filled with rainbows and unicorns. Click here to read more.

 

10.14.14

Press Release: MPA 5-Star Lender Rating

Angel Oak, a wholesale mortgage lender based in Atlanta, has earned Mortgage Professional America Magazine’s prestigious 5-Star Lender rating for its product mix and pricing and its training and education. Click here to read more.

 

9.23.14

Mortgage Professional America: Appetites grow for non-traditional loans

Competitive pressures and the housing market’s slow recovery have opened the gate to a new path for wholesale lenders – providing brokers with the option to originate non-traditional loans. Click here to read more.