Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

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Genworth: G-fee increases to hurt mortgage lending

53% say increases will result in fewer loans
Brena Swanson
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced in June that it was seeking industry opinion on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee fees, and while the results of this have not been revealed, a new survey of mortgage bankers gives a preview into what lenders expect to happen with increases.
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MICA: Mortgage insurers write $8.7B in new MI business

Kerri Ann Panchuk
Mortgage insurers continue writing new business, with members of the Mortgage Insurance Companies of America reporting $8.71 billion in new primary mortgage insurance volume for the month of October.
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Genworth Financial posts $96 million 3Q profit

HousingWire Staff
Genworth Financial beat analyst estimates, posting a third-quarter profit of $96 million, or 99 cents a share, up from $85 million, or 82 cents a share, a year earlier.
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Genworth nabs $300M line of credit

HousingWire Staff
Genworth Financial and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Genworth Holdings, entered into a new credit agreement that provides Genworth Holdings with a three-year, $300 million revolving line of credit.
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Mortgage insurance stocks look more appetizing

Investors foresee profitable futures
HousingWire Staff
Investors are beginning to eye mortgage insurers again, with several suggesting the stocks could face a profitable future.
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Genworth Financial adds two to its leadership team

Strengthens its U.S. Mortgage Insurance unit
Paul Gomez and George Reichert joined the senior leadership team at Genworth Financial’s U.S. Mortgage Insurance unit after being named chief operations officer and chief information officer, respectively.
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Genworth introduces Rate Express app

Compares and receives mortgage insurance rates
HousingWire Staff
"We designed the Rate Express mobile application based on extensive feedback from customers about the features that would help them be most productive," said Erika Stinson, Genworth U.S. Mortgage Insurance digital channel product manager.
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Balancing Act

Mortgage insurers could face new barriers

What's the cost of stronger underwriting?
Christina Mlynski
Mortgage insurers face ongoing challenges as the market attempts to shift to private capital. At the same time, regulators are calling for stronger underwriting standards at private MIs, but the sudden push could stall the return of private capital.
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Former PNC Mortgage CEO joins Freddie Mac

Will serve on board of directors
HousingWire Staff
Freddie Mac appointed Saiyid Naqvi, former PNC Mortgage president and CEO, to its board of directors.
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Genworth profitable on improving MI business, cost cuts

Genworth (GNW) saw earnings surge in the second quarter as the company's MI unit returned to profit.
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