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

February 16, 2021

Helping Homebuyers Become “House Rich”

Owning a home is one of the biggest drivers of wealth creation, and it’s a topic many homebuyers don’t hear enough about….

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January 12, 2021

Flourishing in Uncertainty

The 2020 housing market exceeded all expectations. Entering 2021, loan originators will undoubtedly face new challenges that require flexibility and innovative solutions to thrive in a fast-changing mar…

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December 9, 2020

Five Positive Messages for Millennial Homebuyers

Mortgage originators can offer many homebuyers in the Millennial age group (21–40 years old) positive news about their ability to afford a home as sales numbers set records….

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October 21, 2020

The Five Habits of Successful Loan Originators

How can mortgage loan originators finish 2020 strong and begin 2021 with substantial momentum? One time-tested strategy is to emulate a successful LO’s daily habits….

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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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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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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.