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

September 16, 2020

As Refinance Fees Loom, Offer Borrowers Additional Savings

Lenders are scrambling to complete refinances ahead of new fees imposed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that will add an average $1,400 to borrowers’ home loans, beginning in December. Stand out in this h…

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August 27, 2020

Debunking Mortgage Myths

With millions of Americans working at home due to COVID-19, many renters and homeowners are thinking about moving to larger homes with more amenities, including dedicated office space and exercise equip…

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July 28, 2020

Make Online Reviews Part of Your Referral Strategy

During a time when face-to-face contacts are far less frequent, mortgage originators can still collect valuable referrals by encouraging customer feedback on sites that rate businesses, like Google Revi…

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June 21, 2020

Prepare for a Hotly Competitive Homebuying Season

At a time when low mortgage rates are making properties more affordable, a shortage of homes for sale is also creating challenges for homebuyers….

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May 26, 2020

Six Social Media Tips for Mortgage Originators

As homebuyers turn to the internet more and more often to search for homes and get answers to their mortgage questions, it’s a good time to take steps to improve your social media profile and add follow…

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April 27, 2020

Strengthen Your Skill Set — Almost Anywhere

This period of uncertainty offers an excellent opportunity to brush up on your professional skills — or learn new ones — to improve your work performance and be ready to advance your career….

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March 26, 2020

Prepare for Spring with Low-Cost Meeting Apps

With an unpredictable spring ahead, low-cost meeting apps stand out as a great way to reach potential borrowers — including tools offering options to share presentations or documents for your customers …

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February 21, 2020

Buying a House without a Spouse: Five Facts about Single Women Homebuyers

Accounting for nearly one in five home purchases, single women are a quiet force in the housing market. We dug into the research to uncover five important facts for mortgage originators to know about wo…

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January 29, 2020

Celebrate the Return of the MI Premium Tax Deduction

The return of mortgage insurance tax deductions is something to be celebrated. First, it clearly establishes home ownership as a national priority with broad benefits for our communities. Second, it’s a…

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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.