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As Mortgage Fraud Worsens, Train Your Staff on New Red Flags

Historically, declines in mortgage application volume bring increases in fraud attempts. As applicants turn to more elaborate schemes to falsely meet tightening underwriting standards, now is a good tim...

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Fight Mortgage Fraud and Win

Mortgage fraud is surging in the U.S., and loan originators face losing millions if they can’t prevent it from happening to their businesses....

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National Homeownership Month 2023: What’s Different This Year?

It’s June, the month when historically a record number of new homeowners close on homes. Although mortgage rates were down slightly at the beginning of May (the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 6...

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Help Homebuyers Succeed with Education and Affordable Down Payments

With homebuyers facing new hurdles this year, including higher interest rates and a lack of inventory, mortgage originators focus more on homebuyer education to set expectations up front and equip borro...

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How to Build Strong Realtor Partnerships That Will Drive Success in 2023

With higher interest rates dampening demand for home loans, mortgage originators should strive to reestablish partnerships with Realtors® to keep their mortgage pipelines producing in these uncertain ti...

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Still Fighting for Every Deal? Here’s How to Get an Edge in 2023’s Last Quarter

Bring a difficult year to a strong finish with Arch MI’s powerful MI solutions. Save those deals and offset competitors’ interest rates customized, lower MI premiums. Market and insure affordable mortga...

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Prepare for Mortgage Market Shifts with Expert Insights, Professional Training

With interest rates rising, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of the Boy Scout motto, “Be Prepared.” To maximize results for the balance of this year and in 2023, check out Arch MI’s complimentary re...

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Mortgage Lending Growth Is Increasingly Linked to Hispanic Homebuyers 

Hispanic homebuyers have purchased more than 1.9 million homes since 2014. With an estimated 8 million mortgage-ready adults, this population is poised to play an even larger role in the mortgage indust...

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In Sports and MI, Strength Is a Key Competitive Differentiator

We’ve all seen football teams win games with superior strength on the offensive line and at quarterback. As challenges arise in the housing industry, Arch MI’s financial strength stands out for mortgage...

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Appraisal Gap Strategy

As home prices continue to rise, “appraisal gaps” are emerging as a major challenge to homebuyers. Did you know you can use MI to close the gap and save borrowers thousands of dollars at closing...

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