Items Tagged with 'Genworth'


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    Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corp.

    Why your customers should build your website

    How Genworth Mortgage Insurance engaged customers in their website makeover
    You know it's crucial to align your site's functionality to your business needs. So, you identify internal stakeholders and frame out the site to align to business requirements. But what about your customers? Why and how should they be involved in the process? And what should you do with their input?
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  • Genworth: 3% down mortgages key to lock in first-time homebuyers in 2018

    Where will credit expand in 2018?
    With overall mortgage originations projected to decrease in 2018, mortgage lenders are looking to first-time homebuyers to make up a large portion of their business. According to a new survey from Genworth Mortgage Insurance, the majority of lenders anticipate strong first-time homebuyer growth in 2018. So what type of mortgage products will they choose?
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  • [Charts] Genworth: A historical look at the state of the first-time homebuyer market

    A look back 24 years
    Over the past 24 years, a lot has changed in the first-time homebuyer market, coming in as one of the largest home-buying cohorts and even one of the smallest. Using the historical data from Genworth’s inaugural First-Time Homebuyer Market Report, HousingWire created the following charts to show how the current group of first-time homebuyers compares to the past.
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  • A private mortgage insurer’s view on the FHA mortgage insurance premium suspension

    Genworth: What is it the government’s role in mortgage insurance?
    When the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it suspended the reduction of FHA mortgage insurance premiums, it helped the private mortgage insurance market retain $10 billion in volume. Duane Duncan, head of Government relations at Genworth, gave an inside perspective of how the move impacts the private sector, whether it's reenacted or forever off the table.
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  • Court troubles delay China Oceanwide purchase of Genworth Financial

    China Oceanwide purchase yet to close
    Genworth Financial can’t shut the door on being purchased by one of China’s largest companies just yet, as it faces two possible class action lawsuit from disgruntled shareholders and customers. At the time of the announcement, Genworth noted that the transaction is subject to approval by its stockholders as well as other closing conditions.
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  • Survey says! The biggest threats to housing: compliance burdens, access to credit

    3% down products a start, but industry still needs work
    The industry is making progress when it comes to access to credit and compliance, but the same headwinds that burdened the industry over the past year aren’t easing anytime soon, at least that’s what people inside the industry believe. Genworth Mortgage Insurance released the latest results on a survey of mortgage professionals at the 2016 Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention and Expo that gauge the state of the industry.
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  • China Oceanwide buying Genworth Financial for $2.7 billion

    Company plans to "strengthen" mortgage insurance business
    Private mortgage insurance is booming right now, and one of China’s largest companies wants in. China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced Monday that it plans to buy Genworth Financial, one of the U.S.’s largest mortgage insurers, for $2.7 billion. Here's more on the deal and why the companies feel it's a win for both parties.
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  • Genworth: The rise of the first-time homebuyer

    From the eyes of the industry
    Looking through the eyes of those in the heart of the industry, the majority of mortgage professionals expect the first-time homebuyer market share to only get better. New facts coming from a study conducted by Genworth Mortgage Insurance at the 2016 Mortgage Bankers Association Secondary Conference in New York City reveal what the industry expects for the future of housing.
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