Loan Servicing

The administration characteristic of a loan from the time the proceeds are discrete until the loan is waged off. This includes transferring monthly payment declarations and gathering monthly payments, upholding records of payments and balances, collecting and paying taxes and insurance (and managing escrow and confiscate funds), sending funds to the note holder, and following up on wrongdoings.

Loan servicers are remunerated by retaining a comparatively small percentage of each periodic loan payment known as the servicing fee or examining band. This is usually 0.25% to 0.5% of the periodic interest payment. Loan servicing trades in the secondary market much like mortgage-backed safeties. The evaluation of mortgage servicing is similar to the valuation of MBS IO strips. Servicing strips are topic to a great contract of advance payment risk and incline to show bad convexity.