Banks became popular and the lender of choice for most Americans, especially when the U.S. government starting promoting home ownership in the 1950's with the introduction of the 30-year mortgage.
Most Banks Sell Their Notes to Private Investors
Most banks sell their mortgages soon after they originate the loan. Until recently, most were sold to private investors, either directly or through REIT's and/or mortgage backed securities. These were pools of mortgages, all combined and many times jointly owned by multiple investors.
The quasi-governmental mortgage companies FannieMae and FreddieMac now buy 95% or more of the bank loans.
Where Did the Private Money Go?
Private money is still investing in first-position mortgages. The difference is the money is now backed directly by individual properties.
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