Arch MI Insights
The Complete Resource for Mortgage Professionals
Insights is a multimedia platform that presents updates, analysis and discussion of the key issues facing mortgage originators.
February 21, 2024
Why Do Deals Fail? Many Homebuyers Don’t Understand the Process
Because higher interest rates make it more important than ever to close every loan, mortgage originators realize that success often depends on informed homebuyers who understand the process — resulting …Read more
January 29, 2024
Upgrade Your Business Intel in 2024 with Weekly Data and Analysis
Today’s housing market is too dynamic to wait weeks or months for quarterly data and analysis. Get the information you need each week with HaMMR Digest — to stay on top of a volatile housing market in 2…Read more
December 7, 2023
Private Mortgage Insurance Favored over FHA as Borrowers Compare Costs
More homebuyers and their lenders have been choosing private mortgage insurance over FHA in recent years as borrowers closely assess short- and long-term borrowing costs…Read more
October 26, 2023
How to Attract Your Ideal Customer through Social Media
With pipeline concerns and interest rates on your mind, managing your social media presence may not seem like a priority. But using social media effectively can drive your business and fuel your growth …Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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.