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

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

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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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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August 5, 2022

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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July 13, 2022

How Millennial Renters Can Become Homebuyers — Much Faster Than They Think

Huge rent increases create a prime opportunity to help Millennial renters invest in homeownership. Lenders who educate these buyers on down payment realities and offer low-down-payment options will orig…

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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.