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Genworth Supports Portfolio Lending

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac just released announcements regarding 97% LTVs. Genworth fully supports this guideline expansion. Read the full announcement.

How Mortgage Insurance Can Improve Credit Access

Check out this article co-authored by Rohit Gupta and Adolfo Marzol, co-chairs of U.S. Mortgage Insurers, posted by American Banker.

FL Hurricane Assessment Termination

Over the last several years, Florida has required all mortgage insurers to collect an emergency assessment (tax) for the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. This tax will no longer be collected for FL properties for new commitments with a MI application received date on or after January 1, 2015. Read the full announcement for details.

Guideline and Technology Updates

We're updating our Underwriting Guidelines. Read the full announcement for details.

New Master Policy and Servicing Guides Updates

The final Master Policy and Servicing Guides are posted. Read the full announcement for details and access the guides on our servicing website or Master Policy Resource Center.

Review our 2Q 2014 Delegated MI Decision Tips

Genworth's Risk Quality Assurance team creates this report to help underwriters to submit quality originations. Use it to discover the most frequently made MI decision errors and learn how to avoid them.

Delegated Underwriting MI Decision Tips (2Q 2014)

NEW LPMI Single Premium Rates

We are introducing updated LPMI Single Premium rates which are effective for MI applications received on or after August 18, 2014. Read the full announcement for details.

FHFA/GSE MI Eligibility Guidelines Update

The FHFA and GSEs recently made public their draft private mortgage insurance eligibility guidelines. We intend to meet the additional capital requirements for Genworth Mortgage Insurance by the anticipated effective date of June 30, 2015.

Click here to read the full announcement.

Master Policy Announcement

In connection with Fannie Mae's Selling Guide Announcement (SEL-2014-08) "Fannie Mae Announces Approved Mortgage Insurance Forms" and Freddie Mac's Bulletin release (2014-13) "Private Mortgage Insurance Master Policy Updates", Genworth is providing clarifications.

Read the entire announcement for details.

Genworth now integrated with Optimal Blue

We're the ideal choice from Optimal Blue for MI quotes with Genworth-exclusive functionality:

  • Email results to a colleague...or yourself. 
  • Easily print your quote after viewing
  • Compare to FHA
  • Revisit a previous query
  • Get MI premium tax info. (WV, and KY)

PDF Learn more (339K)
PDF User Guide (720K)
PDF Admin Guide (496K)

Rate Express has gone mobile!

Our rates and comparisons tool is now available as a mobile app! Download our Rate Express app today from the iTunes store (for iPhone and iPad devices) or Google Play (for Android devices). Free webinar sessions also available (see details in the story below)!

PDF How to Download Our Mobile App (268K)
PDF Rate Express Mobile App Features and Benefits (374K)
PDF Rate Express User Guide (1,728K)
Watch a video about the making of the Rate Express mobile app

Revisions published to Claim and Foreclosure Bidding Servicing Guide

Genworth has published revisions to the 2006 Mortgage Insurance Servicing Manual that update various prior notices with respect to Claim and Foreclosure Bidding.

PDF Claim and Foreclosure Bidding Servicing Guide (353K)

MI Pre-Approval

In today's market, pre–approvals can make the difference for borrowers when it counts most — when they're ready to buy. Get a 60–day conditional approval for MI from Genworth through our website.

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Gift fund flexibility lets more borrowers qualify

Open up our gift fund guidelines! With Simply UnderwriteSM, gift funds get the "OK" when GSE guidelines are met.

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Genworth Publishes Default Management Servicing Guide with Updates

Genworth Mortgage Insurance has revised its Default Management Servicing Guide, effective January 10, 2014. Read the announcement and access the guide on our servicing website.

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