Redwood Trust plans to increase its origination of private label RMBS in 2013, the company said in its review for the third quarter of 2012. The originator has set a goal of securitizing $300 million or of non-agency loans each month for the next 12 to 18 months.
This year, Redwood completed over $300 million of securitizations in September., October. and November, and it finished October with a $1.2 billion of deals in the pipeline. The company has also steadily added sellers/correspondents to its portfolio in 2012. It said in its report that it has locked in $1.1 billion of loans in the third quarter of tis year; it locked in $758 million of loans in October alone.