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Insights is a multimedia platform that presents updates, analysis and discussion of the key issues facing mortgage originators.

September 11, 2023

Are You Overlooking the Fastest-Growing Segment of Mortgage-Ready Homebuyers?

National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, is a time to recognize the many contributions of the Hispanic population (20% of Americans) to the social, cultural and economic li…

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August 1, 2023

Five Ways to Boost Your Originations in a Slower Market

With forecasters expecting this year’s mortgage originations to lag behind 2022, every deal counts. Check out five solid strategies that give you an edge with buyers…

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July 5, 2023

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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May 22, 2023

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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April 21, 2023

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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March 22, 2023

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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December 15, 2022

Worried about Fighting for Every Deal in 2023? Here’s How to Get an Edge

Prepare for the year ahead by adding Arch MI’s unique solutions to your strategy. Discover how to save deals with customized, lower MI premiums. Market and insure affordable mortgages that allow many Mi…

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November 15, 2022

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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September 12, 2022

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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About Arch MI’s Insights Blog

Arch MI’s Insights blog provides commentary from company experts on challenges and opportunities for mortgage loan originators.

Our primary focus is spotlighting solutions to help you close more loans for qualified borrowers, and we’ll cover a wide range of topics to fulfill that mission – including housing policy, generational trends, technological innovation and more.