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USMI President Lindsey Johnson on the ‘Real Estate Way’ Podcast

September 10, 2019

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on “The Real Estate Way” podcast with Jacob Ayers to discuss the basics of mortgage insurers and how it can help first-time homebuyers. Listen now.

USMI President Lindsey Johnson on the ‘Engage with Andy Busch’ Podcast

September 10, 2019

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on the ‘Engage with Andy Busch’ podcast to discuss the current state of housing, how the mortgage market is structured and how the private sector provides a backstop. They also cover the GSEs, what happened … Continued

USMI Statement on the Administration’s Housing Finance Reform Reports

September 5, 2019

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the Administration’s Housing Finance Reform reports to address the nation’s housing finance system, including the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.   … Continued

MI Industry’s Observations & Recommendations for Replacing CFPB’s QM Patch

July 26, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the “Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending Act.” The CFPB is considering whether to revise the Qualified Mortgage (QM) definition in light of … Continued

Buy a Home Without Breaking the Bank

July 16, 2019

Buying a home is one of life’s biggest financial milestones, but people often think it’s out of reach because of the costs involved, including the myth that you have to put 20% down. The fact is, you don’t necessarily need … Continued

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