Private Mortgage Insurance Activity

Primary Mortgage Insurance Activity

Chart of primary mortgage insurance activity by year for 1988-2007, 1992-2Q09, 2002-4Q13, and 2004-2Q16. Data for each year include new primary private mortgage insurance (traditional, bulk and total), government-insured lending (FHA and VA), the total primary mortgage insurance dollar value and primary market share (PMI, FHA, and VA). 1988-2007 set includes quarterly data for 2007, 1992-2Q09 for 2003-2Q09, 2002-4Q13 for 2013, and 2004-2Q16 for 1Q13-2Q16.

2004-2Q16 Data

2002-4Q13 Data

1992-2Q09 Data

1988-2007 Data


After the November elections, how long will it take for a new Congress and White House to pass GSE reform legislation?

I’m confident a bill will be passed the first year.


2 to 3 years. GSE reform is complicated.


Sadly it won’t happen in a Clinton or Trump first term.


Not in my lifetime.


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