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An Update on Lender-Placed Insurance Guidelines

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With members of the lender-placed insurance working group still seeking comments, the date of the release of new guidelines is still uncertain. Here’s what the working group is likely to recommend once the comments period is over.

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Understanding Volcano Risks to Homes

After Mt. Kilauea in Hawaii erupted on May 17, 2018, a study looked at what risk the May eruption posed to homes and businesses in its path. See how smart insurance decisions and understanding risks can save homes.

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New Risk Transfer Programs Offer Alternative to MI

In a new report on the state of the mortgage insurance industry, Moody's reported that a new risk transfer pilot program had the potential to shake up the industry. Here are the details.

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Tackling Natural Disasters, One Borrower at a Time

From mobile response units to consumer education, here’s how mortgage lenders are reaching out to borrowers to help them cope with natural disasters and prepare for such eventualities.

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The Week Ahead: Spotlight on Disaster Preparedness

On Wednesday, a Disaster Preparedness Summit hosted by the Five Star Institute will focus on strategizing best practices for future disaster response. Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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What Servicers Have Learned from the Hurricanes of 2017

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From better communication with borrowers before the hurricane season to quick action after a disaster, here are a few lessons that servicers learned after the disasters of 2017 and what they must prepare for as the 2018 hurricane season approaches.

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Coastal Home Insurance and a Hurricane Forecast

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A report found that homeowners along the coast as well as home insurers will breathe a sigh of relief at the latest hurricane forecast as well as the resiliency of the reinsurance market.

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National MI’s Bradley Shuster Named USMI Chairman

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As Chairman of USMI, Bradley Shuster plans to continue to champion the role of private insurance in facilitating low down payment lending and protecting taxpayers against mortgage risk.

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