How the Primary and Secondary Mortgage Markets Work

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Doug Vairo, ABA

Before starting this self study program, please go through the instructional document.


  • What is the Primary Mortgage Market?1 mins
  • What is the Secondary Mortgage Market?5 mins
  • Why are both Markets Important to the US Economy?13 mins
  • Why are loans sold on the Secondary Mortgage Market?18 mins
  • Where does the money come from to purchase these mortgages?24 mins
  • Why are mortgages allowed to be bought and sold?26 mins
  • What are MBS’s (Mortgage Backed Securities?45 mins
  • Why were the secondary mortgage markets created?57 mins

Course Description

This course will teach the financial professional several key things about the secondary mortgage market. Ranging from why it was created to several of the specific benefits it provides the mortgage market place. The student will walk away understanding how loans are bought and sold, what part of a loan is sold, who the services of a loan are, in addition to what function MBS’a play and who Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae are?

Learning Objectives

  • To understanding of Primary and Secondary Mortgage Markets
  • Modus Operendi of the Primary and Secondary Mortgage Markets
  • Success factors while operating in the primary and secondary mortgage markets

Who Should Attend?

  • Enrolled Agent
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • CFO/Controller
  • Business Owner
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • Tax Pros
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Auditors
  • Tax Firm
  • CPA in Business