As long as sound underwriting standards are applied, lenders should not be afraid to add a little spice to the menu of mortgage offerings, mortgage securities investors say.

For instance, Paul Geyer, a portfolio manager with Chubb Corp. is intrigued by the prospect of securities backed by "transportable" loans in which borrowers can transfer their mortgages to a new property when they move.

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