Underwriting Requirements

Underwriting Requirements

The standards imposed by lenders in determining whether a borrower can be approved for a loan.

These standards are more comprehensive than qualification requirements in that they include an evaluation of the borrower's creditworthiness.

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My colleague Jack Pritchard believes the next wave of house-price-bubble financing will be initiated by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through liberalization of their underwriting requirements.
The participating insurers answered questions about their applications, underwriting requirements, underwriting resources and policy delivery processes.
The CFPB should make significant changes to mortgage disclosure and underwriting requirements since the rules increase the regulatory burden facing credit unions and create arbitrary barriers to homeownership.
MSO will work with companies to customize programs to meet a company's marketing and underwriting requirements.
Ellis predicted Republicans will expand the list of factors insurers can use when setting premiums, but he predicted they will avoid going back to the rules in effect in 2008, when insurers in most states could apply fully medical underwriting requirements, and some insurers would respond to claims by going back and checking coverage applications.
The letter states, "[T]he credit-pricing framework should also fully account for the risk-reducing benefits of [mortgage insurance] in the first-loss position, as well as significant improvements in underwriting requirements as a result of the Dodd-Frank [Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection] Act.
LendKey's borrowers are an average of 28 years old, with varying FICO scores for particular lender thresholds, underwriting requirements, and diversification goals.
Coverage is getting more expensive, but also harder to obtain, with sharp increases in premiums and deductibles, coverage limitations and tougher underwriting requirements.
However, underwriting requirements called for customers to operate in high-profile armored convoys, reside in fortress-like compounds and, in some cases, be accompanied by armed guards.
Underwriting requirements will become more stringent with insurance carriers focusing on those things that will allow them to cherry-pick the best accounts due to both selection and capacity.
M-PIRE permits property owners to access more capital than a traditional Fannie Mae mortgage because it counts projected energy and water savings toward underwriting requirements.