Industry leaders prepare for 2014 underwriting standards

Chicago housing recovery takes a step back FHA to increase mortgage insurance premiums one quarter of one point CNN Money notes that FHA mortgage insurance rates had experienced a significant increase in recent years and the news that rates will be decreasing is a welcome relief for borrowers, “The FHA estimates that the reduction – of a quarter of a percentage point – will save homeowners an average of $500 this year. Homeowners taking out larger loans will see an even bigger drop in their rate.

In 1995 Fannie and Freddie introduced automated underwriting systems, designed to speed-up the underwriting process. These systems, which soon set underwriting standards for most of the industry (whether or not the loans were purchased by the GSEs) greatly relaxed the underwriting approval process.

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2015 Banking Outlook Boosting profitability amidst new challenges 1 Dear colleagues: In many ways, the financial services industry is on more solid footing than it has been for quite some time. The U.S. economy continues to improve, although concerns remain in both Europe and some emerging markets.

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P/C Insurers’ Reserve Redundancy to Continue: Moody’s. The reserve margin will likely remain for personal lines, although Moody’s expects more moderate redundancies for medical professional liability at the end of the year. For commercial liability lines, reserves are likely to be break-even as of year-end 2014, including a modest redundancy for the 2014 accident year.

Although the CFPB said last week that it’s open to extending the patch briefly for transition purposes and asked for input on how much time the mortgage industry would need to prepare themselves.

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While 2014 has had less regulatory change than last year when the LAGIC capital standards were introduced, there has been considerable focus on preparing for the implementation of the CPS220 Risk Management standard from 1 January 2015. Risk culture – what is it and how do you promote and assess it – has been a hot topic this year.