Gestation repo

Gestation repo

A reverse repurchase agreement between mortgage firms and securities dealers. Under the agreement, the firm sells federal agency-guaranteed MBS and simultaneously agrees to repurchase them at a future date at a fixed price.

Gestation Repo

A repurchase agreement between a mortgage provider and a security dealer. In a gestation repo, the mortgage company sells agency securities to the dealer and agrees to buy them back at a stated price at a certain point in the future. This provides a profit for the security dealer and short-term funding for the mortgage provider. See also: Double sale.
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As needed, the mortgage banker could move the loan from this warehousing source to a gestation repo.
The gestation repo offers a lower rate, once the collateral is available to the document custodian.
Make sure their custodian is credible and ask if they can serve as custodian for gestation repo programs.