Industry groups renew push for lower FHA mortgage premiums
Black Homeownership Collaborative also asks HUD to ditch a 'life of loan' requirement that forces homeowners to continue paying mortgage insurance premiums in perpetuity
by Matt Carter Oct 17
Real estate trade groups prod Biden to cut annual FHA premiums
The NAR, MBA and NAHB argue that the Federal Housing Administration is flush with cash, and that delinquency rates on FHA loans have returned to pre-pandemic lows
by Matt Carter Sep 14
Nation’s fifth largest mortgage insurer joins the IPO craze
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corp. announced a partial IPO and rebranding as Enact
by Matt Carter May 4
How to give first-time buyers the low-down on down payments
Helping millennial homebuyers find the right loans for them
by Steve Cook Feb 25
7 facts about FHA loans you should know

Knowing more about how FHA works — and how to work with FHA — helps agents identify opportunities for their first-time buyer clients, who make up one in three buyers today. FHA is not for everyone, but for millions of young families, it is the piece that is solving the homeownership puzzle.

by Steve Cook Feb 16
15 money-saving tips for first-time homebuyers
Save and share this helpful infographic with your clients
by Jake Durtschi Jun 27
Where NAR and HUD Secretary Ben Carson concur (and conflict)
Carson addresses room full of Realtors at legislative conference to talk homeownership
by Andrea V. Brambila May 16
Where are consumers feeling the pinch of the MIP-reduction-that-wasn't?
A blog post from a NAR economist breaks down which markets felt the effects
by Amber Taufen Mar 27
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Federal agency says premium cut will save borrowers $500 a year on average
by Teke Wiggin Jan 9
The 20% fallacy: Why you do NOT need 20% down -- or do you?
Homebuyers have more options than they realize
by Steve Cook Jul 11
Do you really understand your client's credit score?
Help your clients understand their options early in the homebuying process
by Chris Rediger Jun 22
A police car with a policeman standing in front of it.
PHH fights $109M RESPA case, telling a federal court that the bureau is an ‘unconstitutional, superexecutive agency’ with a director who ‘ran ‘roughshod over RESPA’
by Amy Tankersley Apr 21
Realogy and PHH alter joint-venture terms as MSA debate heats up
Companies adjust certain provisions of their strategic relationship agreement
by Amy Tankersley Nov 13
Arch MI moves beyond traditional private mortgage insurance pricing models
Company offers new, risk-based model to calculate mortgage insurance rates
by Amy Tankersley Oct 22