Mortgage Insurance Profitability

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March 15, 2019 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

FHA Streamlines Home Warranty, Inspection Process

In an effort to streamline its lending process, the FHA has scrapped the requirement of a 10-year protection plan for newly constructed single-family homes, according to guidelines released this week.


March 8, 2019 - Inside MBS & ABS

Credit-Risk Transfer Deals Could Expand Beyond GSEs

Industry participants see promise in credit-risk transfer transactions beyond the government-sponsored enterprises, with possible markets developing involving Ginnie Mae, banks, credit cards and auto loans.


February 21, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Finance

Radian Contemplated a Sale. And Now?

Reports that Radian Group was in talks with private equity firms for a potential sale delivered a fillip to the company’s shares though those discussions fell through.


February 14, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Finance

Gov’t Market Rebounds in 4Q18, But PMIs Up in 2018

FHA and VA business saw a modest uptick in market share during the fourth quarter of 2018, but last year was all about the surge of the private mortgage insurance industry. [Includes two data charts.]


February 7, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Finance

FDIC Final Rule Allows for Private Flood Insurance

Federally regulated financial institutions must accept private flood insurance on loans secured by properties in special flood hazard areas, according to a partially approved inter-agency final rule.


February 7, 2019 - Inside Mortgage Finance

New York Regulator Rejects Fidelity-Stewart Title Merger

The New York Department of Financial Services last week rejected Fidelity National Financial’s application to acquire control of Stewart Information Services’ NY-based title insurance company.


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