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

May 7, 2019

The Value of Free

The true value of a “free” product depends on the intention behind it, writes Senior National Trainer Blaine Rada. You get the most value when the free offer’s intent is expanding opportunities for both…

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April 10, 2019

Discover What Next-Generation RateStar Can Do for Your Business

Just in time for peak homebuying season, Arch MI’s updated RateStar portal helps you price MI more precisely and quickly than ever before, so you can differentiate your business by offering flexible ho…

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March 21, 2019

Gifts of Appreciation Bring Unexpected Rewards as Teachers and Students Reach Out to Us

Arch MI received dozens of positive messages from public school teachers about our donations of wish-list teaching tools, ranging from books to computers, for 28 classrooms in North Carolina and Califor…

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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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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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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.