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Our mortgage industry blog, MGIC Connects, is where experts share their insights beyond private mortgage insurance to help readers learn about mortgage finance, housing trends, real estate news and social media in the mortgage industry.

Why Does Hispanic Homeownership Keep Growing?

The world is finally catching on... Hispanic Heritage Month has prompted some internal reflection on what it means to be Hispanic. It’s funny how a relatively intangible concept like Hispanic Heritage Month has pushed me to look inward. Perhaps it’s the social media...

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The Missing Ingredient in GSE Reform

Once you figure out how to get the right quantities of ingredient together, you’re going to get the perfect biscuit, suitable for everything from holding a sausage patty to dipping in molasses. If only GSE Reform were this easy.

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The Value of MI: Credit Losses

Brace yourself. Losses are coming. Since I’m not able to predict the future, I can’t tell you when these losses are coming, but there’s no real dispute that at some point, loan losses are going to increase.

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Most Popular Mortgage Articles of 2018

For many, a new year brings a fresh start, a chance to reflect and plan. We, the MGIC Connects editorial team, are no different! As part of our annual editorial planning, we used data from 2017 to help guide 2018 content. As a result, we made some adjustments and tested to see the impact.

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Reduce the Impact of CECL with Mortgage Insurance

Currently, within companies, trade publications and the halls of government in Washington, D.C., a lot of attention is being paid to current expected credit loss (CECL), a new accounting standard. There are armies of accountants and analysts just waiting to help you adapt to CECL, and numerous trade associations are lobbying to push back the standard. So, what does this mean?

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