Entries by Genworth Mortgage Insurance

Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future with National Homeownership Month

What is National Homeownership Month? June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate the benefits that homeownership brings to families, neighborhoods, and communities across America. But this year, it looks significantly different than we all could have imagined. For many Americans, homeownership is at risk – homeowners who have lost their jobs due to […]

Productivity Tips for Mortgage Professionals to Have the Most Impact

We’re in a unique situation….pipelines are full but given the coronavirus pandemic, we’re having to keep up with changes in the law, changes in business guidelines, and borrower inquiries. Using our days productively is now more critical than ever. If you feel like you’ve been stuck in a productivity rut recently or that you’re not […]

[Video] Tips for Working Remotely in the Mortgage Industry

We’re witnessing changing times in the American workforce. Currently, 3.7 million people work from home at least half the time. By 2020, experts estimate 50% of the workforce will be remote. A more pressing matter, the COVID-19 virus, has led to an acceleration of professionals working from home. With the self-quarantine and social distancing measures […]

Reaching First-Time Homebuyer Credit Union Members

In 2019, more than 2 million first-time homebuyers purchased homes, representing more than half of all purchase loans. For credit unions, helping members achieve homeownership is an important relationship building milestone. Credit unions have a long history of actively encouraging healthy savings behaviors in members, making them ideal partners on the journey to homeownership for […]

[Video] 6 Reasons to Smile About Mortgage Origination Trends from 2019

In case you missed it, the 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of REALTORS® highlights many reasons why it’s a great time to be in mortgage origination. With so many changes happening in the mortgage industry, it’s easy to fall into the cycle of saying things aren’t going well, but […]