Second Liens Mortgages

FHFA: Mortgage Lenders Should Avoid Homeowners With Second Liens

If mortgage lenders want to avoid defaults home borrowers who might default, they may wish to carefully consider homeowners with a second lien on their house.

A new working paper from the Federal Housing Finance Agency points to a correlation between first-lien outcomes, home mortgages without a second home equity line lien, for instance, have a significant higher chance of success than do homeowners with a . . .


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