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

February 25, 2019

What You Should Know About 2019’s First-Time Homebuyers

Housing industry economists and forecasters are predicting a dip in home sales this year as new buyers confront affordability challenges and extremely limited inventory in many areas….

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January 8, 2019

Are Baby Boomers the Key to Fixing Housing’s Imbalance?

Home sales appear to be headed down for 2019. Many analysts point the finger at builders, who are focusing on high-priced homes for wealthy Baby Boomers — leaving too few starter homes for the Millennia…

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November 29, 2018

Five Things Millennials Want from Mortgage Lenders

Mortgage lenders can expect the current buyer’s market to continue in 2019 as higher mortgage costs lessen demand, making it more important than ever to connect with Millennials and Generation Y buyers….

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October 18, 2018

Alexa: Talk to the Future of Customer Service Today

As a busy mortgage professional, you usually have your hands full. Now, there’s a fast, easy and hands-free way to contact us — Arch MI on Amazon Alexa….

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August 21, 2018

Unexpected MI Underwriting Questions? ASK Arch MI Has Answers

Underwriting can often be your biggest challenge, creating delays and confusion as your team scrambles to find answers. Now there’s a better way to handle those difficult questions….

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August 3, 2018

How Sharp Are Your Sales Skills?

What does it take to get from letting business happen to making business happen—and what are the traits of those who have figured this out? How do you build relationships with Realtors® who were ignored…

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July 9, 2018

As Volume Declines, How Can LOs Maximize Opportunities?

Thanks for all the great comments and emails we’ve received recently, telling us we couldn’t have picked a better time to introduce Arch MI’s new RateStar Buydown℠….

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June 18, 2018

The Power of Community

Communities thrive when there are long-term, committed residents with a healthy mix of skills, occupations and income levels….

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May 24, 2018

The Cost of Not Using Mortgage Insurance

Housing analysts point to decreasing home affordability as a vital issue in 2018, with costs for buyers rising sharply due to an expected series of interest rate hikes over the course of the year….

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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.