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May 2, 2014

FHFA and the GSEs ‘Pro’ Mortgage Insurance in Johnson-Crapo Comments

By George Brooks

Johnson-Crapo requires 12 percent mortgage insurance if the LTV exceeds 80 percent but is no more than 85 percent; 25 percent MI if the LTV exceeds 85 percent but no more than 90 percent; and 30 percent MI if the LTV exceeds 90 percent.

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With rates higher this year, there has been talk of lenders liberalizing their underwriting standards in an effort to increase volume and make up for lower refis.

Do you think your shop will loosen standards over the coming three months?

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Yes, by a lot.
Yes and, heck, we may even do non-QM lending.
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No and we may even tighten credit.

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