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Housing Finance and Mortgage-Backed Securities in Mexico


Marco Espinosa


International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Luisa Zanforlin


International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department

April 2008

IMF Working Paper No. 08/105

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This paper reviews the Mexican experience with the securitization of residential mortgages. It highlights the key legislative and institutional reforms leading to the development of primary and secondary mortgage markets and reports the main features and valuation practices of the RMBS markets. The paper identifies areas warranting close attention to improve the outlook for the Mexican RMBS market and draws some lessons from the recent U.S. subprime mortgage market problems.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 27

Keywords: Working Paper, Mexico, Housing, Loans, Securities markets

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Date posted: July 1, 2008  

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Espinosa, Marco and Zanforlin, Luisa, Housing Finance and Mortgage-Backed Securities in Mexico (April 2008). IMF Working Papers, Vol. , pp. 1-25, 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1153727

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Marco A. Espinosa-Vega (Contact Author)
International Monetary Fund (IMF) ( email )
700 19th Street NW
Washington, DC 20431
United States
202-623-8589 (Phone)
202-623-4311 (Fax)
Luisa Zanforlin
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department ( email )
700 19th Street NW
Washington, DC 20431
United States
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