Ginnie Mae pass-through

Ginnie Mae pass-through

A security guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association that is backed by a collection of mortgages, in which the investor receives the interest and principal payments of participating homeowners.

Ginnie Mae Pass-Through

Mortgage-backed pass-through securities with principals and interest guaranteed by Ginnie Mae. A pass-through security is backed by assets or debt; in a Ginnie Mae pass-through security, Ginnie Mae reduces the risk of default to the pass-through holder by guaranteeing payment. It is the most common agency pass-through security.
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The return on Ginnie Mae pass-through securities provides a good estimate of the safe rate for mortgage securities.
Because of the government guarantee, the risk of default on the Ginnie Mae pass-throughs is similar to the default risk on U.S.