Mortgage Insurance Activity

Insurance Trends in Agency MBS Business

Chart details loan characteristics for MI-insured loans sold to the GSEs and FHA. Provides volume, average loan-to-value ratio, average FICO score and average debt-to-income ratio for purchase mortgage loans with and without mortgage insurance and refinance loans with and without mortgage insurance. Also includes same data for FHA purchase and refinance loans.

2013-4Q18 Data

Insured Mortgage Loan Characteristics

Chart detailing underwriting and market characteristics of insured loans by insurance type and loan purpose. For each loan purpose (purchase, first-time homebuyer, refinance), chart provides volume, underwriting characteristics and market data by insurance type (private MI, FHA, VA, USDA rural). Underwriting characteristics are credit score, original loan-to-value, debt-to-income and loan size. Market data are market share and distribution (category's share of guarantor's total volume).

12M15 Data

3M15 Data

Trends in GSE MI-Insured Business

Chart details loan characteristics for MI-insured loans sold to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. Provides volume, average loan size, average loan-to-value ratio, average FICO score and average debt-to-income ratio for purchase mortgage loans with and without mortgage insurance and refinance loans with and without mortgage insurance.

4Q13-4Q17 Data

3Q12-4Q13 Data

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