Northeast Residential Lenders-Top 25

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First-Half 2006 / Sort Order: Total Loan Amount

                                        PURCHASE
                           Total            Number    Share of  Share
Rank  Lender               $ Volume         of Loans  $ Volume  of Loans

 1    COUNTRYWIDE           $3,417,157,000   16,120     6.85%     7.77%
        FINANCIAL CORP.*
 2    WELLS FARGO BANK      $3,637,114,000   13,760     7.29%     6.63%
 3    BANK OF AMERICA       $1,503,621,000    5,608     3.01%     2.70%
 4    JP MORGAN CHASE       $1,805,917,000    6,076     3.62%     2.93%
        BANK
 5    WACHOVIA BANK           $118,946,051      739     0.24%     0.36%
 6    CITIMORTGAGE/         $1,344,091,000    4,307     2.69%     2.08%
        CITIBANK*
 7    PRIVATE LENDER**      $1,124,764,000    5,088     2.25%     2.45%
 8    WASHINGTON MUTUAL       $846,018,683    2,540     1.70%     1.22%
        BANK FA
 9    NEW CENTURY             $731,874,724    3,489     1.47%     1.68%
        MORTGAGE
10    WASHINGTON MUTUAL       $607,550,580    1,474     1.22%     0.71%
        BANK
11    INDYMAC BANK            $485,361,316    2,136     0.97%     1.03%
12    FREMONT                 $694,802,987    2,888     1.39%     1.39%
        INVESTMENT & LOAN
13    OPTION ONE MORTGAGE     $452,918,881    2,038     0.91%     0.98%
14    WORLD SAVINGS BANK      $260,390,084    1,010     0.52%     0.49%
15    SOVEREIGN BANK FSB      $335,004,338    1,134     0.67%     0.55%
16    CITIZENS BANK/MA          $4,933,000        7     0.01%     0.00%
17    PNC BANK                 $12,885,212      114     0.03%     0.05%
18    WMC MORTGAGE            $501,475,052    2,419     1.00%     1.17%
19    GREENPOINT MORTGAGE     $514,114,155    1,718     1.03%     0.83%
20    NATIONAL CITY           $489,230,468    2,439     0.98%     1.18%
        MORTGAGE*
21    SOVEREIGN BANK          $287,441,792    1,840     0.58%     0.89%
22    COMMERCE BANK           $228,964,197      936     0.46%     0.45%
23    FREMONT MORTGAGE        $333,296,800    1,661     0.67%     0.80%
24    ARGENT MORTGAGE         $281,278,268    1,230     0.56%     0.59%
25    AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE      $28,090,218      156     0.06%     0.08%
      Other Institutional  $29,862,126,000  126,481    59.83%    60.98%
        Lender(s)
      TOTAL                $49,909,369,000  207,408   100.00%   100.00%

                                         NONPURCHASE
                           Total            Number    Share of  Share
Rank  Lender               $ Volume         of Loans  $ Volume  of Loans

 1    COUNTRYWIDE           $5,360,514,000   34,775     5.59%     5.29%
        FINANCIAL CORP.*
 2    WELLS FARGO BANK      $2,979,634,000   16,491     3.11%     2.51%
 3    BANK OF AMERICA       $4,245,801,000   31,093     4.43%     4.73%
 4    JP MORGAN CHASE       $3,772,080,000   25,882     3.94%     3.93%
        BANK
 5    WACHOVIA BANK         $4,385,758,000   34,968     4.58%     5.32%
 6    CITIMORTGAGE/         $2,416,033,000   17,492     2.52%     2. …