Radian On Air
Welcome to the Radian On Air Podcast, a mortgage & real estate podcast featuring conversations with leading experts on timely topics. The series features topics ranging from leadership, trends and analytics and career development.
Single Family Rental and Build to Rent: A Match Made in Real Estate
February 23, 2024
With over a decade of experience helping investors across the single family rental (SFR) industry, Gregory Godderidge, VP of SFR Operations for Radian Real Estate Management, and Kade Clark, SVP of Digital Valuation Products & Sales for homegenius Real Estate, recently discussed the latest in the SFR space. In this episode, we will explore the current state of the SFR market and trends for 2024.
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Cybersecurity Month: We All Play a Role in Cybersecurity
October 6, 2023In this episode of the Radian On Air podcast, Jeff Engle, assistant vice president of Mortgage Learning for Radian Guaranty, welcomes back Donna Ross, Radian Group's award-winning Chief Information Security Officer. They explore the importance of cybersecurity, especially in light of October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, including the increasing threats to technology and confidential data, alarming statistics of cybercrime, and offer insights on how individuals and companies can protect themselves against these cyber threats.
National Homeownership Month: Insights on First-Time Homebuyers
June 13, 2023
June is National Homeownership Month - celebrate it by learning more on the first-time homebuyer market. Join Radian Group's Jade Brown, Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Justin Foster, Senior Vice President, People Experience, as they discuss the unique first-time homebuyer market.
Investing in DEI Action From the Inside Out
November 21, 2022Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) continue to serve as a high priority for many organizations looking to elevate their company culture and make an industry impact. In this episode, Radian's DEI Director, Jade Brown, joins AVP, ESG Engagement & Financial Communications, Terri Perry, to discuss the DEI strategies and trends that are helping drive a better, more representative housing industry today.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Are You Prepared?
October 17, 2022Cybersecurity Awareness Month is upon us. Joining us again is Radian’s Chief Information Security Officer Donna Ross for a follow-up to our initial podcast, "Cybercrime: Trends, Impacts & Prevention". In our newest cybersecurity discussion, Donna connects with Jeff Engle, AVP of Learning – Mortgage, to review the new hot topics and trends impacting people and businesses every day.
Changing the Narrative on Mortgage Insurance
August 17, 2022Affordability has become a major obstacle for many homebuyers as rising home prices and mortgage interest rates have increased the cost to purchase a home. In this podcast, Marshall Gayden, EVP, Mortgage Insurance Sales and Brenda Smucker, VP, Learning and Development discuss how mortgage insurance can help borrowers navigate affordability challenges.
The Changing Role of the Real Estate Agent
April 19, 2022
New technology has the potential to dramatically change how real estate agents interact and transact with homebuyers and sellers. In this podcast, Jose Perez, SVP of homegenius Sales and Brenda Smucker, Radian's VP of Learning and Development discuss the digital real estate ecosystem being built at Radian’s homegenius subsidiary, and how the role of the agent and broker will change in the years to come.
Housing Market Update: 2021 Year in Review
February 17, 2022
2021 was nothing short of spectacular for U.S. home values. However, the market remains challenging for first-time buyers—competition is fierce, supply is low, and entry-level options are more limited than ever before. Is there any relief on the horizon for buyers in 2022? Red Bell's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Products, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, Radian's VP, Learning & Development to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.
ESG in the Housing Industry: Trends, Impacts, & Insights
December 16, 2021
Over the past year, the focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors has accelerated as climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice movements have prompted companies to prioritize corporate responsibility. In this episode, Emily Riley, Radian’s EVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, and Ted Hoffman, Sr. EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, join Terri Perry, AVP, ESG Engagement & Financial Communications, to take you inside the ESG issues and trends shaping the housing and real estate industries today.
Creating a More Diverse Future for the Housing Industry
November 4, 2021
Lately, many organizations in the housing industry are putting more emphasis on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). We recognize there is a need for greater racial diversity in our industry to reflect the communities we serve. In this episode, we hear from Justin Foster, Radian’s SVP, People Experience, and special guests Marcus Cole and Jessica Wright from Fannie Mae to learn more about DEI and the Future Housing Leaders program.
REO in the Wake of the Pandemic
September 27, 2021
The Real Estate Owned (REO) market has been dormant for over a year due to foreclosure moratoriums and protections for homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As protections are lifted, will there be a post-pandemic flood of REO properties? Radian's Andrew Oliverson, VP, REO Operations, joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to discuss the current and future state of the REO market.
Housing Market Update: 2021 Mid-Year Review
August 24, 2021
Despite a challenging year during which the economy continues to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate market had a strong performance first half of 2021. Radian's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.
Technology Is Transforming the Real Estate Closing Process
July 27, 2021
While digitization of the real estate transaction has accelerated in the past year, the goal of an efficient, digital end-to-end transaction remains. Eric Bloomquist, Radian's VP, Centralized Purchase Title join Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training, to discuss current trends impacting the closing process and how Radian is transforming the future of title and closings.
National Homeownership Month: Expanding Minority Homeownership
June 24, 2021
More than a half-century since the passage of the Fair Housing Act, homeownership in the U.S. is still significantly unequal. Special guest Lindsey Johnson, President of USMI, and Derek Brummer, Radian’s President of Mortgage, discuss challenges and solutions for reducing the racial homeownership gap and helping make homeownership more accessible to all.
Cybercrime: Trends, Impacts & Prevention
April 21, 2021
Cybercrime has become one of the most costly crimes in our history. In our newest podcast, Donna Ross, Radian Group's Chief Information Security Officer, joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager, to discuss the troubling trends of Cybercrime and the impacts to many global industries.
The Rise of the Build-to-Rent Market
March 22, 2021
With the backdrop of a national housing supply/demand imbalance, a new Build-to-Rent (BTR) micro-market has emerged in the single-family rental industry. Greg Godderidge, Radian's VP, SFR Operations, joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to share his insights on the growing Build-to-Rent market.
Housing Market Update: 2020 Year-in-Review
February 09, 2021
2020 will go down in the history books for many reasons, but one bright spot in a year of darkness is the performance of the U.S. residential real estate markets. Radian's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.
Simplifying Successful Realtor Relationships
January 14, 2021
Loan Officers and real estate agents have a unique relationship. One that continues to evolve with the changes to the real estate industry. In this podcast, homegenius' SVP of Customer Success, Dave McCormick, joins VP of Learning & Development, Brenda Smucker, to discuss how you can build and strengthen that relationship for long-term success.
The Accelerated Digitization of Title
December 10, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital solutions in the title industry. Radian's Grant Brittain, SVP, Title Services and Brian Edwards, VP, Title Customer Service, join Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives, to share their insights on the recent industry changes and how Radian is transforming the future of title.
Single Family Rentals in the Pandemic
October 27, 2020
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the single-family rental (SFR) market has proven to be exceptionally resilient. Radian's Tim Reilly, EVP, Asset Management Operations, joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to share his insights on the strength of the SFR market.
Housing Market Update: Home Prices in the Pandemic
September 28, 2020
Six months into the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic, how is the housing market faring? Radian's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.
A Lens into Diverse Customer Segments
August 04, 2020
Diverse Customer Segments is more than just race and ethnicity. In this new podcast Radian's MJ Watkins, Director of Corporate Relations with responsibility for supporting Multicultural Business joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager, to discuss examples of Diverse Customer Segments that go beyond what many might think of.
Transformation in the Valuation Industry
July 17, 2020
Join us on this informative podcast where Martin Froehlich joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to discuss the current state of the valuation market, the changing mortgage environment, and technology and analytics trends shaping the future of valuations.
Realities & Resources for First-Time Homebuyers
June 11, 2020
In this this podcast, MJ Watkins, Director of Corporate Relations joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager to review opportunities and resources available to assist First-Time Homebuyers, as well as challenges they, and many other prospective homebuyers may face while purchasing a home in today’s market.
Digital Disruption: Embracing Technology in Lending
March 22, 2020
Technology continues to transform the way we live, and the real estate industry is no exception. In this podcast, Suzanne Powell, SVP, Digital Client Experience, joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager to discuss how customers have embraced technology for buying and selling homes: So let's find out how this impacts real estate.